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What is cloud computing?

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Asked by all, 22 Apr '11 03:31 pm
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Cloud computing refers to the provision of computational resources on demand via a computer network.
Answered by sumati gayki, 23 Apr '11 08:33 am

 
  
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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 computing was inspired by the cloud symbol that's often used to represent the Internet in flowcharts and diagrams.
A cloud service has three distinct characteristics that differentiate it from traditional hosting. It is sold on demand, typically by the minute or the hour; it is elastic -- a user can have as much or as little of a service as they want at any given time; and the service is fully managed by the provider (the consumer needs nothing but a personal computer and Internet access). Significant innovations in virtualization and distributed computing, as well as improved access to high-speed Internet and a weak economy, have accelerated interest in cloud computing.
A cloud can be private or public. A pub ...more
Answered by sushil trivedi, 22 Apr '11 03:34 pm

 
  
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Cloud computing refers to the delivery of computing and storage capacity as a service to a heterogeneous community of end-recipients
Source: http://www.atscloud.com/solutions-and-services/
Answered by Diana Howard, 10 May '12 01:17 pm

 
  
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Providing software applications through web. Intended to reduce of cost of IT infrastructure of Firms.
Answered by b, 22 Apr '11 03:37 pm

 
  
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