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Archetypes of the Edge The Five Cloud Edge Profiles http://hub.dyn.com/whitepapers-ebooks/ebook-the-critical-role-of-dns-active-failover-in-digital-business-continuity Cloud Data Center Load Balancer Load Balancer Database Database Compute Compute Firewall Company A Company A Parent Cloud Data Center Load Balancer Load Balancer Database Database Compute Compute Firewall Compute Cloud Data Center Load Balancer CDN Database Company B Subsidiary The pattern appears when a company acquires another company but they do not consolidate their infrastructure providers. The parent and acquired companies continue to use the same set of cloud and SaaS providers they were using before the acquisition. Acquisitions without Mergers The "cloud indigenous" have built their services to leverage all the advantages of the "as-a-service" revolution. Their balance sheets hold no IPv4/IPv6 assets, autonomous systems, or Internet-facing hardware. Instead, they have invested in developing an "infrastructure-as-code" environment. Cloud Indigenous This occurs when a large parent company has a number of individual brands each operating their own infrastructure. In this scenario, each brand is making independent infrastructure decisions, including cloud hosting providers and CDNs. Hub and Spoke Load Balancer Load Balancer Database Compute Firewall Company A Cloud Data Center Load Balancer Load Balancer Database Database Compute Compute Firewall Load Balancer Load Balancer Load Balancer Compute Compute Company A The "flux" pattern is a signature of a cloud-native company, or a company moving to the cloud. There is a central core of fixed infrastructure in a data center, or provider cloud and CDN, that supports the front door/landing page of the business. However, the rest of the infrastructure used to deliver service moves between providers, potentially driven by cost optimization, customer endpoint colocation/fast connect, or other factors. Flux The DNS Defines Your Edge Colony on Mars Company A Company A Cloud Data Center Load Balancer Database Database Compute Firewall CDN Cloud Data Center Load Balancer Database Database Compute Firewall CDN Cloud Load Balancer Compute Database Firewall CDN Company A This occurs when a company gradually migrates more and more of its services from its data center to the cloud over a period of time. Load Balancer Database Compute CDN Firewall Brand 3 Load Balancer Database Compute CDN Firewall Brand 4 Load Balancer Database Compute CDN Firewall Brand 1 Load Balancer Database Compute CDN Firewall Brand 2

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