Optimal Performance in Public Cloud Solutions

Intel’s rich portfolio of public cloud technology powers many of the top cloud service providers.

Today’s Top Public Clouds Are Powered by Intel

Public cloud solutions are an ideal way to augment your data center without capital expenses. The public cloud delivers off-premises, third-party resources on a mature cloud service provider (CSP) infrastructure. Public CSPs serve multiple tenants on the same infrastructure. By migrating workloads to the public cloud, you can free up your IT workforce to focus on new opportunities. Other key benefits include:

  • Scalability and flexibility – Add or remove services as you manage and track resource usage.
  • Ease of deployment – Kick-start new business initiatives and outsource complex IT development and maintenance.
  • Subscription-based pricing – Manage CapEx while you stay up to date on technology.

When migrating to the public cloud, companies often start with nonstrategic assets. Then, with experience, they conduct wider deployments. Public cloud solutions are typically offered via one of the following models, so you can get exactly what you need:

  • Infrastructure as a Service (compute/storage/network)
  • Platform as a Service (databases and runtime libraries)
  • Software as a Service (business applications systems)

Intel has been at the forefront of delivering foundational technologies for public cloud services for decades. Through coengineering and business relationships with top CSPs, we have delivered generations of custom silicon built for cloud scale.

Today, Intel® architecture is widely available through Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and other top CSPs. Your business can choose from a variety of hardware configurations or cloud instance types for optimal performance wherever and however you need it. Foundational libraries and frameworks are available to deliver additional capabilities as the workload demands.

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Considerations and Drawbacks of Infrastructure Modernization

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AWS Outposts - An In-Depth Look at Hybrid Cloud Use Cases

AWS Outposts is a fully managed service that extends AWS infrastructure, services, APIs and tools for a truly consistent hybrid experience. This webinar discusses choosing the right architecture for your hybrid deployment.

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Top Clouds Are Powered by Intel

Description: Cloud service providers (CSPs) face many challenges, like scaling infrastructure and guarding data privacy, and they often build their solutions with collaboration from Intel.

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Explore Public Cloud Strategy

When it comes to how to best use the public cloud, your IT organization can become a valuable advisory committee. By understanding the capabilities needed and the key considerations for migration, your IT team can help determine how to use the public cloud in the most effective way.

What Is the Public Cloud?

From SaaS to developer platforms, there are countless ways to use the public cloud. Learn about matching your business needs to the right services.

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Compliance and Security Features

Learn how to control how and where your data is held to help it remain secure and compliant.

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Workload Strategy

Learn about selecting cloud architecture and services based on your business needs, including considerations for legacy and cloud-native applications and optimal workload placement.

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Cloud Assessment and Migration Strategies

Business resilience begins with a strong cloud foundation. Cloud computing provides on-demand scalability, system availability, and flexible consumption-based pricing models. A variety of Intel partners offer workload assessment and migration services.

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IaaS and PaaS Cloud Security

Intel IT has developed a public cloud security strategy that encompasses Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS).

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Deploy and Maintain Public Cloud Environments

Cloud Management

Cloud management tools help your IT organization manage cloud services, resource optimization, server virtualization, and compliance.

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Cloud Orchestration

Cloud orchestration automates the allocation of resources across compute, storage, and infrastructure. Read about tools and strategies for orchestration.

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Cloud Telemetry

Telemetry monitors your utilization levels across compute, storage, and networking resources. Learn more about telemetry for cloud computing.

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Intel® Cloud Insider Program

Intel® Cloud Insider Program (Intel® CIP)

Join our community for those in the cloud services ecosystem to get the latest content, training, and benefits.

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Intel® Developer Zone

Find tools and resources to accelerate your path to production at the Intel® Developer Zone.1

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Intel® Technologies for Public Cloud

Intelligent Network Connectivity

Cloud service providers rely on high-performance, flexible network connectivity that adapts to changing demands.

Intel® Ethernet Network Controllers and Adapters ›

SmartNICs based on Intel® FPGAs ›

Programmable switches from Barefoot Networks ›

Intel® Silicon Photonics ›

Application and Data Privacy

Businesses need to trust that workloads run on the cloud benefit from privacy features and protection from malicious threats.

Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX) ›

Intel® QuickAssist Technology (Intel® QAT) ›

Performance Acceleration

Do more with less by improving workload performance and density with innovations in processors, memory, and storage.

Intel® Optane™ persistent memory ›

Intel® Optane™ Solid State Drives ›

Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ›

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ›

Case Studies

Kingsoft Cloud Provides IaaS for AI Developers

Kingsoft Cloud, a global provider of cloud services, delivers high-caliber Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). To help developers increase their AI research and development efficiency, Kingsoft Cloud deployed Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and Intel® Optane™ persistent memory for high-density memory cloud services.

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G-Core Labs Wins Over Gaming and Streaming Applications

G-Core Labs partnered with Intel to build a world-class content delivery network (CDN) that provides a more seamless experience for online gaming and high-definition video and radio streaming. The CDN, based on 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, has allowed G-Core Labs to consolidate servers and better manage its total cost of ownership (TCO).

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Douzone Bizon Upgrades SaaS with Intel® Technology

Looking to lower its total cost of ownership (TCO) while offering customers a high-performance cloud service, Korean cloud service provider Douzone Bizon upgraded to Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors. The upgrade increased virtual machine (VM) density, requiring fewer physical servers and less data center floor space, power, and cooling.

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Cloud Deployment Models

Private Cloud

Resources can be optimized for long-term costs in on-premises, virtualized data centers.

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Public Cloud

Cloud service providers offer easy access to resources with low up-front costs and the ability to scale quickly.

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Hybrid Cloud

Combining private and public clouds offers the control of on-premises resources with maximum scalability.

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Choose the best cloud for the application with hybrid resources managed from multiple public and private clouds.

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Product and Performance Information

1Performance varies by use, configuration, and other factors. Learn more at intel.com/performanceindex. OpenVINO is a trademark of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries.