The private cloud is a well-used architecture and technology within enterprises. Even so, most enterprises are still not well-versed in how to deﬁne, build, and deploy private clouds. There is a “gap of confusion” that exists between the proper use of private clouds and rank-and-ﬁle enterprise IT.
In this paper we’ll attempt to unveil the mystery of private cloud. We will provide you with a step-by-step guide to understand your own requirements, pick the right hardware and software, deal with security and governance, and ﬁnally implement the private cloud solution that will get it right the ﬁrst time.