Date Added: Jan 2012
Cloud computing has elevated IT to newer limits by offering the market environment data storage and capacity with flexible scalable computing processing power to match elastic demand and supply, whilst reducing capital expenditure. It describes the advance of many existing IT technologies and separates application and information resources from the underlying infrastructure. However, the opportunity cost of the successful implementation of Cloud computing is to effectively manage the security in the cloud applications. Security consciousness and concerns arise as soon as one begins to run applications beyond the designated firewall and move closer towards the public domain.