Private Cloud Model

Private Cloud allows systems and services to be accessible within an organization. The Private Cloud is operated only within a single organization. However, it may be managed internally by the organization itself or by third-party. The private cloud model is shown in the diagram below.

Private Cloud Model


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

Private Cloud Model Benefits

High Security and Privacy

Private cloud operations are not available to general public and resources are shared from distinct pool of resources. Therefore, it ensures high security and privacy.

More Control

The private cloud has more control on its resources and hardware than public cloud because it is accessed only within an organization.

Cost and Energy Efficiency

The private cloud resources are not as cost effective as resources in public clouds but they offer more efficiency than public cloud resources.


Here are the disadvantages of using private cloud model:

Restricted Area of Operation

The private cloud is only accessible locally and is very difficult to deploy globally.

High Priced

Purchasing new hardware in order to fulfill the demand is a costly transaction.

Limited Scalability

The private cloud can be scaled only within capacity of internal hosted resources.

Additional Skills

In order to maintain cloud deployment, organization requires skilled expertise.