We've been reading quite a bit about cloud computing recently. Many find all of this chatter confusing because they really don't have a clear idea of what this is. To tell you the truth, I hear so many different definitions from so many different sources that I find myself confused too. I recently received a good question from a reader who was confused about … [Read more...] about What is cloud computing?
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So what is the cloud, exactly? Industry experts would like to know, according to a panel discussion today at Wharton Business School's 13th annual business technology conference, "Future Unleashed," in Philadelphia. The panel, which consisted of six industry leaders whose respective companies are immersed in various parts of the cloud, agreed that though cloud computing is … [Read more...] about So what is the cloud, exactly? Experts want to know
By Sourabh / February 11, 2014 Category: Cloud Computing, Technology Cloud computing is not a new concept. We have been using Cloud Computing for ages, in one form or other. In simple words, you can presume Cloud to be a very large server on which different services and data are stored and you access all those for your work. The software and data that you access for … [Read more...] about What is Cloud Computing, Basic of Cloud Computing (PDF): Free Download
Video: Cloud storage - your best options What is cloud computing, in simple terms? Cloud computing is the delivery of on-demand computing services -- from applications to storage and processing power -- typically over the internet and on a pay-as-you-go basis. How does cloud computing work? Rather than owning their own computing infrastructure or data centers, companies … [Read more...] about What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know about the cloud, explained
For Hewlett Packard Enterprise, turn-about is fair play in the cloud. HPE originally pitched its Synergy line of "composable" IT infrastructure as a way to bring the flexibility of cloud services to on-premises systems. Now it's turning that story around, putting those same Synergy components -- and some new ones -- into the public cloud with the goal of simplifying hybrid IT … [Read more...] about HPE sees Synergy in hybrid cloud infrastructure
A hybrid cloud is a cloud computing model that combines the security benefits of a private cloud and the scalable capabilities of a public cloud. Businesses commonly use hybrid clouds to provide onsite resources that work in tandem with a server-based cloud infrastructure. Private clouds offer added security at the network level, whereas public clouds offer scalability and cost … [Read more...] about What is a Hybrid Cloud?
Cloud computing continues to prove its immense worth by allowing the storage of images, videos and files in a remote hosting location for easy access when needed. But generally, most devices use public clouds to accomplish this. Many organizations seek to create their own cloud for either internal or limited client use, in what essentially is a private cloud. Also known as an … [Read more...] about What is a Private Cloud?
Public clouds are among the most recognizable form of cloud technology, allowing consumers to utilize a virtual environment through a series of shared servers that are openly accessible over a public network. With a public cloud, you can store your files remotely and securely, and then later access them for future use on a different computer. This model of cloud computing … [Read more...] about What is a Public Cloud?
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is a cloud computing service model. As is the case with all cloud computing models of business, IaaS provides access to computing resources in a cloud-based environment. In the case of IaaS, the computing resources provided are virtualized hardware, or a computing infrastructure. Such product offerings range from virtual servers to network … [Read more...] about What is IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)?
Cloud hosting is a form of hosting that continues to grow in popularity due to its convenient and helpful functionality. This service is used to host websites, house domain names and manage databases. The appeal behind cloud hosting over in-house hosting is the use of offsite server resources that can easily scale to manage peak loads. At its most basic level, cloud hosting … [Read more...] about What is Cloud Hosting?