Posted by: Greg Ness | June 25, 2012

The Power of the Private Cloud

This recent interview with Zynga CIO Debra Chrapaty highlights some of the benefits of private versus public cloud as Zynga leveraged the public cloud until they reached a certain scale and then migrated to a more custom private cloud, thanks to the Green Data Center Blog.

Zynga’s CIO makes a call for energy efficiency – Green (Low Carbon) Data Center Blog – Green Data Center Blog

“It made more sense to buy the base and rent the spike…” Debra Chrapaty, CIO Zynga

Debra also cited a 3X benefit in infrastructure driven by optimization, knowledge of workflows, etc.  She praised the public cloud as an important part of Zynga’s evolution but also recognized their need to own their base.


Responses

  1. Hybrid Private Cloud deployments are fast becoming a practical reality, because they just make sense (and save cents) – check out for how to deploy your own Hybrid Cloud http://bit.ly/PathToHybridCloudGlory


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