Cloud Applications Versus Web Applications: A Differential Study

Cloud computing revolution started reshaping the entire ICT industry and adding new concepts; cloud application is one of these new concepts. This paper aims at differentiating between cloud applications and web applications and to position on the question \"What are the differences between cloud applications and web applications?\" The paper gives an overview of cloud applications and web applications and discusses differences between both of them. The paper emphasizes that although there are overlapped between cloud applications definitions and web applications definitions; there are also many differences in their characteristics. This work aims to promote the new services that cloud computing is providing nowadays due to its ability to offer many new characteristics through its cloud applications services.

Provided by: IARIA Topic: Cloud Date Added: Oct 2012 Format: PDF

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