Cloud Computing

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1. Cloud Computing is the use of hardware, software or platform computing delivered through the internet.

Related Term: Cloud Deployment Model, Cloud Service Model, Cloud-based Disaster Recovery.

Notes (1): It is a computing type that relies on sharing computing resources rather than having local servers or personal devices to handle applications.

Notes (2): Services such as servers, storage & applications are provided to an organization over the Internet.

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)