Provided by: Planetary Scientific Research Center
Date Added: Feb 2013
Cloud Computing is defined as a "Model for enabling convenient, on-demand access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications and services) that can be rapidly provisioned." Cloud computing is next generation technology wherein all resources will be available as a service through internet. This is one of the fastest growing areas in IT industry; it offers benefits such as dynamic resource provisioning, automated administration of IT infrastructures, and sharing of unlimited CPU, bandwidth or storage space.