Institute of Research and Journals (IRAJ)
Cloud computing provides a new distributed computing and business paradigm. It provides numerous benefits, however, there are also many issues related to this new technology. It provides computing power, storage and a number of services on demand and is based on pay-as-the user-go approach. This paper explores the various cloud models and also outlines the issues related to the security of the data stored on the cloud. Location and security of data are inherent issues, which are covered in this paper. The aim of this paper is to provide useful information for various organizations that can take advantage of this latest computing paradigm.