Where the computing activities take place outside of a company's or individual's physical computer network.
A company-based system where resources within the company's physical control are shared in a way that works like a public cloud, but avoids the security issues.
Using off-site Internet-based programs and services instead of those based in your local computer.
Cloud Operating System
A computer operating system that is specially designed to run in a provider's datacenter and be delivered to the user over the Internet or another network.
A company that provides cloud-based platform, infrastructure, application, or storage services to other organizations and/or individuals, usually for a fee.
Google's SaaS offering that includes an office productivity suite, email, and document sharing, as well as Gmail, Google Talk for instant messaging, Google Calendar and Google Docs, spreadsheets, and presentations.