Cloud Computig or Cloud Computing

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Cloud Computig or Cloud Computing 

 

I am always being asked “What is Cloud Computig”?! Notice i misspelled “Computig”, google actually trends on the misspelled word, amazing.

So here are some articles to help explain.

 

Why Cloud Computing Security Is No Longer An Oxymoron

By Sue Poremba

Cloud and security have long been two words that didn’t fit together in the tech world. In fact, for years, when mentioning “cloud security” to IT professionals, they’d snicker or laugh, reminding you that there was “no such thing as security issues in cloud computing.”

They aren’t laughing now. Although it isn’t foolproof – no security system is – cloud security is no longer the oxymoron it was just a few short years ago.

 

cloud computing (the cloud)

Cloud computing is defined as a type of computing that relies onsharing computing resources rather than having local servers or personal devices to handle applications.

In cloud computing, the word cloud (also phrased as “the cloud”) is used as a metaphor for “the Internet,” so the phrase cloud computing means “a type of Internet-based computing,” where different services such as servers, storage and applications are delivered to an organization’s computers and devices through the Internet.

cloud computing

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Margaret Rouse

Cloud computing is a general term for anything that involves delivering hosted services over the Internet. These services are broadly divided into three categories: Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). The name cloud was inspired by the symbol that’s often used to represent the Internet in flowcharts and diagrams.

What is cloud computing?

Computing as a service over the Internet

Cloud computing, often referred to as simply “the cloud,” is the delivery of on-demand computing resources—everything from applications to data centers—over the Internet on a pay-for-use basis.

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