Cloud computing has become mainstream solution for online data storage and distribution these days. Businesses are turning towards this new emerging technology to streamline their business processes in a more effective manner. Among the three different models of cloud, public cloud is the one which organizations and businesses are proffering to adopt as it has numerous benefits to offer.

Public cloud has been evolving with the advancement in technology, which has furthermore changed the day-to-day mundane work in IT for the better. Hence, keeping in mind the changing requirements of the businesses it has been designed around an open source hypervisor, and non-redundant and online data storage provision.

Let's have a closer look at how businesses can make most of the key benefits of the public cloud computing:

-Utility Price Model  One of the most cost-effective benefits of public cloud computing is that you can pay for computing resources that you have used on hourly or monthly basis. However, the mode of payment usually depends on the service plan offered by your service provider. For instance, if you only require a test server to run a regression test for an hour, then you can easily scale up the server instantly and run your test without bearing any extra upfront cost.

-API access  There are numerous of public cloud service providers that provide APIs (although proprietary one) which enables the end-users to programmatically scale up and down the servers through API access. This can undeniably prove to be very favorable for systems that require scaling up a huge number of servers specifically while conducting research and testing environments.

-Easy to configure As compared to a private cloud, wherein the complete infrastructure is designed around the end-user's unique requirements, the public cloud can be easily purchased online, deployed and configured robotically through the service provider's website.

In a nutshell, it is utmost significant to choose the right cloud architecture for the application. All the models of cloud, that is, public, private and hybrid all do have their own unique benefits to offer. However, understanding the advantages of each model beforehand makes it easier to select the best cloud computing for the application.