Choosing the right web hosting for your online business goes a long way in determining its success. The reason is simple, web hosting impacts the way your customers perceive your website; a slow-loading website gives a negative impression, whereas, if it loads within a couple of seconds, then it is deemed to be positive. Well, speed is one factor out of the many, and it all depends on the kind of hosting you choose for your business website.
Cloud is the one word that has been around for quite some time now. Prior to its existence in the tech world, all cloud meant was a white fuzzy thing floating in the sky. But thanks to technological advancement, Cloud these days even refers to a type of virtual storage entity. Added to that, Cloud Hosting is a prominent hosting type based on the functionality of Cloud. In fact, according to Statista as of 2018, there are 3.6 billion people who are accessing cloud computing services globally as opposed to 2.4 billion in 2013. However, despite the high number of people using the cloud, there are still several myths surrounding it.
In this article, I’ll address the 5 common myths people associate with the cloud. Furthermore, we’ll see the different types of cloud technologies/models to help businesses and in the latter part of the article, we’ll discuss what cloud hosting is and its benefits for you, as a web professional. So without further ado, let us begin with understanding the different types of cloud models before clearing the confusion enveloping the cloud.