Community Cloud Model


Community Cloud

The Community Cloud allows system and services to be accessible by group of organizations. It shares the infrastructure between several organizations from a specific community. It may be managed internally or by the third-party.

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There are many benefits of deploying cloud as community cloud model. The following diagram shows some of those benefits:

Cost effective

Community cloud offers same advantage as that of private cloud at low cost.

Sharing Between Organizations

Community cloud provides an infrastructure to share cloud resources and capabilities among several organizations.


Community cloud is comparatively more secure than the public cloud.


  • Since all data is housed at one location, one must be careful in storing data in community cloud because it might be accessible by others.

  • It is also challenging to allocate responsibilities of governance, security and cost.