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Cloud Computing
A model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources including hardware and software
Cloud Services
Services made available to users on demand via the Internet from a cloud computing provider's servers as opposed to being provided from a company's own on-premises servers
IaaS
Infrastructure as a Service is a standardized, highly automated offering, where computer resources, complemented by storage and networking capabilities are owned and hosted by a service provider and offered to customers on-demand
PaaS
Platform as a Service is usually depicted in all-cloud diagrams between the SaaS layer above it and the IaaS layer below and is a broad collection of application infrastructure services
SaaS
Software as a Service is a way of delivering applications over the Internet—as a service instead of installing and maintaining software, you simply access it via the Internet, freeing yourself from complex software and hardware management
Community Cloud
A multi-tenant infrastructure that allows for collaboration among individuals or groups
Hybrid Cloud
A cloud computing environment where companies can maintain control of an internally managed private cloud while relying on the public cloud as needed
Private Cloud
A model of cloud computing that involves a distinct and secure cloud based environment in which only the specified client can operate
Public Cloud
A model, under which cloud services are provided in a virtualized environment, constructed using pooled shared physical resources, and accessible over a public network such as the internet.
BYOD
A growing trend where employees are encouraged to use their own mobile devices for work as a way for companies to cut down on IT costs
Cloud Management
The software and technologies designed for operating and monitoring applications, data and services residing in the cloud, it helps ensure cloud computing-based resources are working optimally and properly interacting with users and other services
Cloud Storage
Cloud storage providers are responsible for keeping the data available and accessible, and the physical environment protected and running, people and organizations buy or lease storage capacity from the providers to store user, organization, or application data in the cloud