Multi-tenant cloud systems have long been a good option for various companies in the cloud space. However, many companies still don’t realize how a multi-tenant architecture can work to their benefit. Some companies have adopted a complex multi-tenant cloud system while unaware of the challenges this setup presents.
But what does multi-tenant mean in cloud environments, exactly? Here’s a brief guide explaining what multi-tenant cloud systems are, their benefits and challenges, and how Pepperdata can help.
What is Multi-Tenant Cloud?
Techtarget defines multi-tenant cloud as “a cloud computing architecture that allows customers to share computing resources in a public or private cloud.”
A multi-tenant cloud setup enables cloud services providers to make a greater pool of computing resources available to a bigger user group without compromising privacy and security or slowing down applications. Storage locations in the cloud are virtualized, which allows for flexibility and easy access by users from any location or device.