Cloud is just a metaphor for the Internet.
A white cumulonimbus cloud, doling out information as it floats.
Storing data on a home or office network does not count as utilizing the
Cloud Computing means storing and accessing data and programs
over the Internet instead of your computer's hard drive.
On demand self service
TYPES OF CLOUD SERVICES
Private Cloud Community
Hybrid cloud Public Cloud
REASONS TO CHOOSE THE CLOUD
Secure: Data is based on the cloud does not mean it is more available to
Accessible: With a cloud server, you will be able to access your reports
anytime, from anywhere.
Mobile: You’re no longer tied to cables or wires of a traditional system, and
have all the benefits of a mobile and efficient point of sale.
Speed: It runs at the speed of a local network, but has the security &
convenience of a cloud based model.
BEST CLOUD COMPUTING PROVIDERS
1. Amazon 2. DimensionData
3. SalesForce 4. Microsoft
5. SoftLayer Technologies 6.
7. Google Cloud 8. Verizon
9. Citrix 10. Joyent
Note: Cloud computing providers are notable entities who have
verifiably significant production cloud computing service offerings.