Six Questions Every Government Executive Should Ask About Cloud Computing

Date Added: Apr 2010
Format: PDF

At its most basic level, cloud computing allows users - from citizens to departmental employees to IT staff - to obtain computing capabilities through the Internet, regardless of their physical location. Computing clouds are in essence online, supersized data centers containing tens of thousands of servers hosting web applications. Cloud services from raw infrastructure to complete business processes can be purchased through web interfaces and turned on and off as they are needed.