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_______ is a computing environment in which a service provider organization owns and manages the hardware, software, networking, and storage devices, with cloud user organizations (called tenants) accessing slices of shared resources via the Internet.

Program Description Answer

“Cloud computing” is a computing environment in which a service provider organization maintains and manages the software, hardware, storage devices and networking, with cloud user organization accessing slices of shared resources through the Internet.

Hence, the correct answer is “Cloud computing”.

Explanation of Solution

Cloud computing:

  • Cloud computing is a type of computing that relies on computer resources distribution rather than the application running on local computing devices like Smart phones, tablets, computers and servers.
  • In cloud computing, the cloud is used as a symbol for the internet, it means that the cloud computing is a type of internet based computing.

Characteristics of cloud computing:

The general characteristics of cloud computing is as follows:

On-demand self-service:

  • The customer or the subscriber of the cloud, without communicating to the human from the cloud provider, can increase or decrease the computing requirements on demand.
  • The computing requirements are server, network storage, and software applications.

Broad network access:

  • The broad network access is an important component of cloud computing.
  • The services provided by the cloud provider must be accessible over the network from any location and any standardized platform.

Resource pooling

  • Resource pooling is the ability to provide the services to multiple subscribers for their need at the same time...

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