Types of Cloud Computing
There are three different types of cloud computing services available, which are a public, private and hybrid cloud. Let’s look into each.
1. Public cloud
It has been provided by third-party vendors such as Salesforce Amazon web services, Microsoft Azure, etc. The third-party vendors maintain everything such as servers, storage, hardware, software. Via web browser you can access and manage your services.
2. Private cloud
it’s a cloud computing service exclusively used by a single organization. A private cloud is defined as a privately owned network that contains services and infrastructure required to manage cloud computing services.
3. Hybrid Cloud
It’s a combination of public cloud and private cloud and allows them to share data and applications among them. Hybrid cloud will enable your business with more deployment options, greater flexibility and also allow you to optimize your business infrastructure, compliance and security.
Types of Cloud Service
Broadly we have three cloud computing services which are IaaS, PaaS, Serverless, and these are built one upon another. Having explicit knowledge on these different layers would be helpful for you to have precise knowledge on cloud computing technology.
1. Infrastructure As a Service (IaaS)
It is a rental type cloud computing infrastructure which includes Server and virtual machine, networks, storage, operating systems, facilitated by a cloud provider.
2. Platform As a Service (PaaS)
It’s a cloud computing on-demand environment for designing, developing, testing, delivering and maintaining different applications. It is intended to create a user-friendly platform where a developer can quickly build web and mobile apps without worrying about the software infrastructure.
3. Serverless Computing
Serverless computing is a method of providing backend services paid on a usage basis. It allows users to write and deploy code hustle free without depending on the underlying infrastructure. Although it is called as serverless cloud computing physical servers are still exist in the process, but the developers need not be familiar with them.
In this section let’s discuss why salesforce became popular and why it is the best cloud computing platform to choose.
- Salesforce is equipped with a wide variety of tools, and you can have a facility here to develop whatever you want rather than wasting time on building Infrastructure and tools on your own, this could help in saving millions of dollars and years as well.
- Salesforce is famous for three reasons which are,
- Fast: It is straightforward and quick enough to deploy when compared to traditional CRM. Traditional CRM platform takes weeks, months, and even sometimes years to implement.
- Easy: Salesforce is very easy and simple to use; it makes the complicated process simple and into user understandable format.
- Effective: Salesforce is highly flexible and easy to customize according to the needs of an organization. It is perfect and effective to meet the business requirements.
- Salesforce is operated from the cloud, so it enables your employees to work from anywhere in the world all they need is an internet connection.
- Salesforce will allow you to connect with different other 3rd party apps seamlessly. It will enable you to integrate with many other apps compared to other CRMs.
- Salesforce is cost-effective and affordable for all types of organizations irrespective of the mode of operation or size.
Services Offered by Salesforce
- Salesforce sales cloud
- Salesforce service cloud
- Salesforce marketing cloud
- Salesforce commerce cloud
- Salesforce community cloud
- Salesforce analytics cloud
- Salesforce IoT cloud
- Salesforce Health cloud
Salesforce Sales Cloud :
It helps organizations in negotiating the deals faster, managing the customer, closing the deals. It presents the entire sales data with this; you can take insights that help in making data-driven decisions. Salesforce cloud enables organizations in managing tasks such as contact management, opportunity management, Lead management, Sales collaboration, Email integration, territory management, file sync, and share, etc.. are the tasks managed by the Salesforce sales cloud.
Salesforce Service Cloud :
It manages customer-related services such as call center, knowledgebase, live conversations, assistance with products to customers. The primary motive behind the service cloud is to keep people satisfied with the products and services purchased from an organization. Salesforce service cloud has equipped with services like Lightning console, live messaging, Omni routing, field service lightning, service wave analytic’s, social customer service, etc. All these features are meant for delivering the after-sale services to keep a customer happy and to generate referrals from them.
Salesforce Marketing Cloud :
It provides insights into the marketing conditions and supports the marketing team in delivering the right messages to the right customer at the right time. It automates marketing tasks and creates marketing campaigns to drive user engagement. It enhances the new customer acquisition, gives us the data of inactive customers and helps in converting them to active customers through different strategies. Salesforce marketing cloud helps in creating landing pages, increasing conversations, etc.
Salesforce Commerce Cloud :
It creates a space for customer data integration so that it generates personalized feeds to engage the customers. Salesforce commerce cloud accelerates the online presence of the business and helps in creating revenue from the digital world.
We can quickly build an efficient and responsive front end design with the help of a commerce cloud. It manages the online related activities such as, campaign content management, product pricing, and catalog management, etc. there are multiple extensions available in the Salesforce cloud which improves the functionality of your website.
Salesforce Community Cloud :
Salesforce community cloud will fulfill this gap and facilitates a great platform for effective communication.
Customers, partners, and the people whoever associated with the product or service can come together to a place where solutions are provided for different problems. It creates a freedom place to share everyone’s insights and product ideas. A community cloud helps in finding solutions for problems.
Salesforce Analytic’s Cloud :
This platform is very active and straightforward to use. The user can get into the critical areas of the data with a few clicks, and it requires little or no training in data analytics. Analytics cloud is designed to integrate with all other platforms of salesforce such as sales cloud, marketing cloud, service cloud, to access data from all these platforms to perform analytics.
Salesforce IoT Cloud :
Salesforce is one of the powerful cloud IoT platforms to store massive amounts of data that is continuously generated by different devices, such as applications, websites, sensors, patterns, and customers.
Salesforce Health Cloud :
If you are into a Health IT organization and need to manage health-related data such as patient prescription, health records, doctor-patient relationship data, then you probably in need of a salesforce health cloud which will take care of everything. It is specially designed to store and organize patient information to provide the best health assistance.