Filed in Cloud Industry Insights by Joseph Palumbo | July 11, 2013 3:00 pm
With many people adopting a cloud only solution, this is one question that I think should be asked more often, “I have my entire architecture in the cloud, so why would I want a physical server?”
While the scalability and flexibility of the cloud make it a great option to host websites and apps, there are some compelling cases to use physical servers as a compliment to your cloud configuration.
Find out why sometimes it is important to “think inside the box” and use physical gear in the video below.
Check out Joseph’s previous post where he answers the question, “Where should I host my DNS and email?” You can also see the entire list of Cloud Questions You Didn’t Even Know You Had here.
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