Cloud Computing And The Internet

1135 Words Jan 17th, 2016 5 Pages
In this jet set age, computers and the Internet are utilized in every arena of life. Nowadays, it is virtually infeasible to complete any work without utilizing the Internet. For example, schools, organizations, companies, universities, hospitals and home use the Internet.Many people are also using an atmosphere of networks that are connected to each other and are utilized for processing and storing data known as cloud computing..The utilization of Internet and cloud computing has made it more facile to access and give information or data within seconds.It is very sophisticated technology.

For the purpose of this essay cloud computing has various definitions (Vaquero et.al, 2009). According to Mell&Grance(2011,p.2), “Cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction. This cloud model is composed of five essential characteristics, three service models, and four deployment models.”

This essay will be divided into three main parts. Firstly explanation of cloud computing and variants of cloud computing.The second part will consider the advantages of cloud computing to immensely giant companies, and thirdly this essay will discuss the drawbacks of cloud computing, which are faced by large Organizations in their business…
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