What is Community Cloud?

   

   

Community Cloud is used to share the IT Infrastructure among group of organizations from a specific community. So that group of organizations can access the system and services which is managed internally or by third party. Advantages and disadvantages of Community Cloud is as follows;

Advantages

  1. Cost Effective – As Community Cloud shares IT Infrastructure between several organizations, cost is devided inbetween those organizations.
  2. Security- When comparing with public cloud, Community Cloud have more security.

Disadvantages

  1. Privacy Issues – Since all data of a organization is stored in shared location, theres a possibility of accessing that data by other organizations in the Community Cloud.
  2. Allocating Responsibilities – It will be difficult when allocating responsibilities like maintenance, security and cost between the group of companies.
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