As I talk with more and more Independent Software Vendors (ISV) the question of Private Cloud Solutions comes up. So, should ISVs consider Private Cloud? In short, yes, absolutely.
For ISVs, security is increasingly a major concern, especially in lieu of recent high profile data breaches like Optus, Medibank, and others; this is due to the volume of sensitive customer data. A private cloud offers dedicated infrastructure that is not shared with other organisations, which can help to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of sensitive data.
Overall, private clouds offer ISVs a high degree of control and customisation, which can help them deliver better performance, security, and cost-effectiveness for their applications. That being said, ISVs should weigh the benefits of private clouds against other cloud solutions and choose the one that best meets their specific business needs but increasingly Private Cloud offers the unique customisation of workload performance needed by many ISVs.
Benefits of Private Cloud
Security: A private cloud offers enhanced security for sensitive data as the infrastructure is dedicated to a single client and is not shared with other organizations. This helps to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of sensitive data.
Customisation: With a private cloud, ISVs can customise their infrastructure to meet the specific needs of their applications and customers. They can choose the operating system, storage and network configurations, and security measures that are most appropriate for their use case.
Scalability: Private clouds are highly scalable and can easily accommodate the changing demands of ISV applications. This allows ISVs to quickly add resources as needed, such as additional processing power or storage, to support growth and changing customer requirements.
Cost-effectiveness: Private clouds can be cost-effective compared to public clouds, especially for ISVs with large, complex applications. With a private cloud, ISVs can take advantage of economies of scale and avoid the overhead costs associated with public clouds.
Compliance: Private clouds can be designed and configured to meet specific regulatory and compliance requirements, such as those associated with healthcare or financial services. This can be particularly beneficial for ISVs serving customers in these industries.
Private Cloud with Evolution Systems
The Evolution Systems Private Cloud further amplifies the benefits of Private Cloud due to our Personalised approach to Cloud Solutions
One of the key benefits of the Evolution Private Cloud is our ability to provide ISVs with a high degree of control over their infrastructure. Our personalised platform along with a team of dedicated trusted advisors aligned to your service, business growth needs and values, allows ISVs to better customise their environment to meet their specific needs, including the ability to choose their own operating system, middleware, and application stack.
This gives ISVs an unmatched freedom to optimise their environment for their specific workloads, resulting in improved performance and efficiency that can only come not only from the right tech stack and platform but also from a personalised approach to service, support, and alignment to business goals.
Our platform also provides ISVs with a high level of Australian and globally compliant security, including features such as encryption at rest & in transit (backups) secure firmware updates and with Evolution being ISO 27001 certified security is always a priority. This ensures that ISVs can deliver their software and services to customers with confidence, knowing that their data is protected from cyber threats.
In terms of cost-effectiveness, Evolution Systems offers ISVs a number of benefits. The platform is designed to be highly efficient, reducing costs associated with managing and maintaining infrastructure. Additionally, the platform allows ISVs to pay only for the resources they use, rather than having to invest in expensive infrastructure upfront.
Furthermore, Evolution Systems platform also allows ISVs to take advantage of the latest technologies, as part of the subscription, enabling them to improve their offerings and stay competitive in the market.
In conclusion, the Evolution Private cloud platform is an ideal solution for independent software vendors looking for a flexible, scalable, and secure platform to deliver their software and services. The platform offers ISVs a high degree of control over their environment, while also providing the scalability, security, and cost-effectiveness they need to grow their business. Additionally, the platform allows ISVs to take advantage of the latest technologies to improve their offerings and stay competitive in the market whilst being supported by the Evolution team of experts.