Date Added: Mar 2012
Cloud Computing is a paradigm designed to tie together the power of networks of computers and communications in a more cost effective way. Clouds provide elastic capability such that it could serve a wide and constantly expanding range of information processing needs, including business, government, and education. The Cloud computing paradigm is growing rapidly and is being considered for adoption in many business platforms. Open source software mentions to software systems whose source code is available, allowing for immediate incorporation of improvements and adaptations of the system by its users. Cloud computing is having a growing impact on IT industries and business activities in many large organizations.