Direct-Cloud, Multi-Cloud, and Connected-Cloud – Terminologies Make a Move in Cloud Computing
Deivanai Gurusamy1, Tucha Kedir Elemo2

1Deivanai Gurusamy, College of Informatics, Bule Hora University, Bule Hora, Ethiopia.

2Tucha Kedir Elemo, College of Informatics, Bule Hora University, Bule Hora, Ethiopia. 

Manuscript received on 20 August 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 27 August 2019 | Manuscript Published on 31 August 2019 | PP: 386-393 | Volume-8 Issue-9S2 August 2019 | Retrieval Number: I10830789S219/19©BEIESP DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.I1083.0789S219

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Abstract: Cloud computing is constantly evolving with innovations. So, the cloud service providers are investing big in finding solutions for the challenges confronted by the business organizations in the ever-changing technological world. However, still, there is a little reluctance among the organizations to ultimately adopt the public cloud because the mission-critical applications and the mission-critical data require high-level security and availability which are questionable in the equally growing hacking technology. The hacker’s comfort zone is Internet, and the Internet is the primary medium for communication between enterprises and cloud service providers. So, the cloud service providers come up with a solution called Direct-Cloud which bypasses the internet and establishes a private connection between the enterprise and cloud service provider. The primary objective of this paper is to familiarize the terminology direct-cloud as it makes a massive move in Cloud Computing. So, this paper presents a study that describes direct-cloud, its architecture, benefits, the comparison between different direct-cloud solutions and the guidelines to choose a suitable direct-cloud solution. Also, the terminologies Multi-Cloud and Connected-Cloud are gaining attention among the enterprises to meet the growing needs of the business. Hence the paper further explores the direct-cloud deployment in the multi-cloud and connected-cloud environment.

Keywords: Multi-Cloud, Connected-Cloud, Private Connection, Cloud Service Provider, Public Cloud, Private Cloud
Scope of the Article: Multi-Agent Systems