Virtual Private Cloud

A Virtual Private Cloud is implemented using a shared data center infrastructure of hardware and software. The data center is most likely off-premises. It is shared with multiple organizations. If the data center is not shared, that is a .

The upper layers of the ( and ) in a Virtual Private Cloud is dedicated to the organization. The lower is shared in a Virtual Private Cloud.

A Virtual Private Cloud may participate in a .

The following figure uses Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software as a Service (SaaS) to illustrate a Virtual Private Cloud.

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