The public network is represented as the red network in the above diagram. The public network allows Internet access from virtual machines. For example, you would use a public IP address for a gateway virtual machine, Internet web server or load balancer.
The public network consists of public IP addresses that are assigned to virtual machines, giving the virtual datacenter access to public networks.
Abiquo recommends that you implement a Quality of Service (QoS) system to guarantee the minimum amount of bandwidth requiredto access the Internet.