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Understanding The Bare Metal Cloud

It was not too long ago that the cloud was seen as a revolutionary option in data storage, processing, and software-as-a-service options. Today, businesses can choose from public clouds, private clouds, and even hybrid clouds. There are also specialized SAP (Software-as-a-Service) clouds, as well as clouds designed for specific industries to meet specific regulatory compliance requirements.

In addition, there is the option for a business to use a bare metal cloud. This is a relatively new type of cloud option, and it offers several benefits that are worth considering for specific types of businesses and organizations.

The Basics

The best way to describe a bare metal cloud is as a type of specific infrastructure. This includes the use of a dedicated server or a single-tenant server that is maintained in a data center. The data center provides the maintenance on the dedicated physical server as well as the networking, physical location, and storage for the server.

The tenant can control all aspects of the server, including the configuration of the service and the use of specific software and security protocols. The owner also manages and maintains the operating system on the server, as well as the hypervisor component.

The Benefits

Operating a bare metal cloud includes all the cloud benefits and the addition to the full control of the dedicated server. However, as it is housed in a data center, there is no physical maintenance of the server required, which helps to reduce the cost over an in-house dedicated server.

The choice of a bare metal server also provides for the optimization of the workload on the server, the ability to scale up or down quickly, and full-time dedicated staff at data centers to manage and maintain the server 24/7/365. Visit for more information.