Get to know about policies and classification of cloud storage

Get to know about policies and classification of cloud storage

People, who are taking interest to store their vital and important data on cloud storage, must have to know about different type of cloud storage. When you have information about all type of cloud storage space, you will able to find out which is best for you and will be best as per your requirement. In this article, we have described different types of cloud storage.

Various types of cloud storage are:    

Personal / mobile cloud storage:

This is simple type of cloud storage that we are using in our day to day life. These days, everyone is using smart phone like android or I – phone. Main advantage of using such devices is that there is an option of automatically backup to your online account. If you lost your phone at any place, then you will get back your data on your new phone from online account. Suppose, you are android phone and you have created Gmail account in your phone, then your all data will be synced to your Gmail account everyday automatically.

Publicly available cloud storage:

Publically available cloud storage is the space which user has rented or subscribed for a certain period of time. Not only can you, even everyone access this cloud storage using your login id and password. All users will get the permission to access your stored data. You can share your data from anyone in the any part of the world.

Privately available cloud storage:

policies and classification of cloud storage

Private cloud storage space is provided by hosting company and you will get authorized data storing space in the data center. Hosting company will have the responsibility to take care and managing your data so that you can access it whenever want. Users prefer to have this type of cloud storage space because it is too much secure.

Hybrid available cloud storage:

In this case, some data is available for all users while some part of data is restricted to only specific users. So, this data model may switch from public to private or form private to public.

Users will get storage space on the internet and will be able to access their data in any part of the world. There are number of cloud storage hosting companies which are not permanent and may change their policies according to company situation or whenever they want. So, it is an advice for every user to do careful investigation about the hosting company. There are number of situations when company may change their policies. Such situations may be:

 Expand and change their focus related to you stored data on their cloud storage
Bankrupt
When migrated to another country and not import all policies from current country
Faces an irrecoverable disaster and you did not get your data again
When trying to merge with other larger company

So, when you are giving authority to any hosting company to take care of your data for your future use, you must have to get all details about their previous performance.

 

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