Nowadays, cloud is everywhere and many companies try to migrate businesses to the cloud to cut business cost and focus on core businesses. Then cloud networking is ideal for the digital transformation as it simplifies and economizes small to very large network infrastructures with solutions for the most basic requirements to vast network architectures.
What is Cloud Networking?
Computer networks connect people to people, people to services, and machines to machines. Like people, network servers have addresses that allow them to communicate with each other. Server IP addresses are numerical labels mapped to website addresses (URLs) by domain name system (DNS) servers.
Virtual cloud networks are the same, except the processing is done at enormous data centers around the world and the low-level details of how it happens are irrelevant to the end user, who may or may not be a network administrator.
Alibaba Cloud has everything you need to run your successful online business in the cloud. Alibaba Cloud offers Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) solutions that include flexible network and subnet setups, load balancing, VPN and the NAT Gateway, network security, dedicated support, and much more.
For details, please go to Simplify Complexity: Alibaba Cloud’s Network Infrastructure Services.
Cloud computing began as a relatively simple concept whereby an enterprise ran some IT on-premises and connected to another IT resource in the cloud. But then one cloud became many. Clouds proliferated. In-house on-premise IT changed too. Enterprises began to go multi-cloud, utilizing different services from different suppliers. So today we have an issue with networking: these clouds need to connect with each other in a way which is secure, reliable and fast.
Developing a scalable, reliable and cost-effective *network solution is crucial for business as they grow. To grow your business, you need to scale your network. This ebook introduces a fictional company – SmartEntry – and follows its journey as it grows from tech startup to a rapidly scaling company, working on an international scale.
Alibaba Cloud is a leader in hybrid cloud networking development, having a portfolio of several smart solutions to help more customers migrate the cloud.
Gartner predicts that by 2020, 90 percent of organizations will adopt hybrid cloud as part of their IT infrastructure. Well anchored in this industry, Alibaba Cloud, ranked as one of the top three cloud service providers in the world and the number one provider in Asia Pacific, is a leader in this new wave of hybrid cloud networking development.
In a series of eight infographics we will be introducing our suite of Networking products. Each Tuesday we publish an infographic introducing one Networking product, this provides you with a comprehensive overview of its features, benefits and use-cases. Amongst others we will cover EIP (Elastic IP), SLB (Server Load Balancer), VPN Gateway and Express Connect.
Cloud Enterprise Network is a global network for rapidly building a distributed business system and hybrid cloud to help users create a network with enterprise level-scalability and the communication capabilities of a cloud network.
Virtual Private Cloud is a virtual private cloud service that provides an isolated cloud network to operate resources in a secure environment.
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