Community Cloud allows system and services to be accessible by group of organizations.A community cloud combines the features and benefits of different cloud types into a single solution customized to a specific industry (Banks, insurance, government, enterprise, etc.). It is owned, managed, and operated by one or more organizations in the community, a third party, or a combination of them. examples of Community clouds are : Government organization of India share a computing infrastructure in the cloud to manage data and information.
Advantages of Community Cloud Computing.
Cost efficiency :
It is cheaper than private cloud becasuse multiple companies share the bill, which leave the cost.
Back-up and restore data
Once the data is stored in a Cloud, it is easier to get the back-up and recovery of that, which is otherwise very time taking process on-premise.
The services are provided any time any where through the internet.
Pay as Per Use.
Cloud computing allows you flexibility because you have to pay only for what you use as a service.
More secure then public cloud but less than private cloud.
Disadvantages of Community Cloud Computing .
Community cloud is not a good choice for every organization.