Five Secrets Your Cloud Provider Won't Tell You About Multi-Tenancy (And How To Overcome Them)

May 12, 2012

Low-cost cloud computing and storage can be a solution for IT Managers who are looking to get as much computing power as they can on a tight budget. Multi-tenancy allows a single physical instance of a resource to be shared among multiple consumers, which allows for a more effective usage of computing resources. While multi-tenancy in public and private clouds offers economies of scale, it also has some potential problems for enterprise users. The five key issues are cost, security, performance, control and flexibility. So can cloud providers deliver all these in a multi-tenanted cloud environment? What can the IT Manager do to mitigate risks for their organizations?

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