Date Added: Jun 2009
Cloud Computing is a set of IT/Business application services that companies provide for a pay-per use or rental basis. Storage, servers, and applications also fall in this realm of Cloud Computing and are available on-demand basis. Therefore procuring hardware, software and applications can just be done in hours unlike the traditional ways of establishing data centers before one could focus on building/delivering the business solutions. These services are highly Scalable and Elastic, so it can adapt to the growing needs of a business. Cloud Computing eliminates the need for costly data centers and management, as the Cloud vendor provide, manage and monitor the health and availability of the infrastructure.