What is RemoteIoT P2P VPC network?

The private cloud environment is a popular choice when it comes to choosing cloud communication solutions for business enterprises that do not prefer to utilize pool-to-cloud resources. Public cloud platforms are not a preferable choice since data sharing is possible with other organizations and sometimes even with competitors.

Virtual private cloud
Although the private cloud is a better choice than the public, it has certain downsides that companies have addressed. For instance, running a private cloud can be an expensive solution and is also not so scalable, unlike the public cloud. It also does not offer increased security and reliability compared to other cloud solutions. This led to the introduction of the virtual private cloud model. VPC model is an on-demand computing resource network shared within the public cloud. The virtual private cloud market is forecasted to reach a figure of $107.29 billion by the end of 2028. There is a growing demand for the virtual private cloud market as it offers a high customer experience. Companies that want to lower their capital and operating expenditures can also benefit from virtual private cloud networks.

Benefits of using a virtual private cloud model
Enterprises that choose the private cloud model can reap high benefits from private clouds. For example, organizations get the opportunity of granular accessibility to network control. Companies can also benefit from public cloud resources for easily scaling up or down that business. VPC enables users to keep areas isolated to perform private workloads. Companies, users, and organizations who want to reap the benefit of the public cloud will get all the features from VPC, such as the following.
  • Agility
  • VPC provides full control to users over a network. Users have the automation power to scale their resources upwards or downwards in real-time. With the VPC, such resources can also be scaled dynamically as per the requirement.
  • Security
  • VPC is an essential part of the public cloud; however, it is isolated; therefore, the space and data of users do not mix with other cloud provider customers. This enables users to have full control over the workloads and resources that can be accessed, and they can determine who can access the resources. Compared to small- or medium-sized businesses, public cloud providers offering VPCs have more resources to maintain and update their cloud infrastructures. VPC environment that comes with logical isolation offers more security only when public cloud security is deployed intentionally. Ensuring cloud security is important for users, so they must take appropriate steps to secure their apps and data in the cloud. For instance, Amazon AWS is a public cloud platform that can be secured using third-party applications in order to manage and detect DDoS attacks and other malicious threats.
  • Easy deployment of hybrid clouds
  • Connecting VPC to the public cloud is a relatively easier task. It is also easy to connect VPN to on-premises cloud architecture.
  • Improved performance
  • Cloud-hosted applications and websites perform much better than those hosted on different on-premises servers. VPCs provide a hybrid cloud environment where a company can utilize VPC as a means of an extension of their own data center and need not face the ordeal of building on-premises private cloud.

How does the virtual private cloud model work?
Virtual private cloud is a hybrid public and private cloud environment model. This model functions like a private cloud on on-premises public architecture. While one provider can supply public cloud infrastructure, multiple vendors can provide VPC services. In a virtual private cloud environment, the public cloud infrastructure provider is mainly entrusted with ensuring that the customer's data in the private cloud remains completely distinct from other customers' data. Security policies will help to achieve this aim that will require the following elements.
  • Encryption
  • A virtual private network utilizes encryption to create private networks over a public network. VPN traffic has to pass through Internet infrastructure, including switches and routers that can be accessible publicly. On the other hand, the traffic being scrambled is invisible to users.
  • Private IP address
  • The private IP address, also called a subnet, is a diverse range of IP addresses in a network specifically resolved to one user. Private IP addresses are not accessible using public networks, which is possible with other usual IP addresses.
  • Virtual local area network
  • A virtual local area network is a network of computing devices connected without any Internet requirement. Similar to a subnet, a virtual local area network can partition the network at distinct layers present within an open system interconnection model. Users of virtual private cloud users can manage and create their network using network gateways, IP addresses, subnets, and access control parameters.

Virtual private cloud providers
Every public or private cloud provider provides distinct models and unique resources like storage, load balances, etc., separately. It is important to consider certain requirements and factors before hiring a cloud service provider for the application that you're planning to deploy. For instance, plan if you want to deploy a large amount of CPU or memory. Considering these important aspects will help you to determine the exact user needs and the associated cost.

Some top and renowned virtual private cloud providers are

  • Amazon virtual private cloud
  • Alibaba virtual private cloud
  • IBM virtual private cloud
  • Google virtual private cloud

RemoteIoT Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) is an easy-to-configure private network system and allows companies to focus on core expertise, easily deploy devices at scale, and effectively reduce costs.