The Future Of Cloud Computing

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What is Cloud Computing? Cloud Computing is the replacement of all personal computers with “dumb” terminals that have no software or complex operating systems on them. Cloud computing is integrating itself as a way to store and access data from smartphones, tablet computers, laptops, and desktops (Bowles, 2013). And, it is not just data that resides in the cloud, but even applications can exist there. Cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources.
There are three models of Cloud private, public, and hybrid. Private cloud is cloud infrastructure operated solely for a single organization, whether managed internally or by a third-party, and hosted either internally or externally. Public cloud is when the services are rendered over a network that is open for public use. Public cloud services may be free. Technically there may be little or no difference between public and private cloud architecture, however, security consideration may be substantially different for services (applications, storage, and other resources) that are made available by a service provider for a public audience and when communication is effected over a non-trusted network. Hybrid cloud is a composition of two or more clouds (private, community or public) that remain distinct entities but are bound together, offering the benefits of multiple deployment models. Hybrid cloud can…
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