VPC (Virtual Private Cloud) – Definition & Overview

What is a VPC?

A VPC, or Virtual Private Cloud, is a secure, isolated virtual network in a public cloud environment.

Components of a VPC

  • Subnets
  • Gateways
  • Firewalls

Why use a VPC?

VPCs offer enhanced security and customization for cloud-based resources.

For more on data security, you can read our entry on EDI (Electronic Data Interchange).