Cloud Hosting as a infrastructure rental
Cloud hosting (Infrastructure as a Service) - renting of infrastructure means to provide secure and suitable rack space for servers, power, environmental cooling, network connectivity, fire suppression, backup power in addition to the actual servers, software and management. The main benefit of cloud hosting (or in common cloud) is redundancy of all parts, which cloud consist from. In case of any failure of one server (caused by e.g. HW failure), a failover procedure will initiate to take over control from the primary system and ensure there is minimal or no service disruption. There are varying degrees of failover availale to suite the criticality and nature of the system required by the client.