A way to access Applications hosted on the web through your web browser.
Consist of Virtual Platform (OS) , Software and infrastructures.
Only need is High-Speed Internet. </li></li></ul><li>Key Features<br />1- Cost<br /><ul><li>Greatly reduced Cost on purchasing diff kinds of Software , operating system etc.
No need to be purchased for one-time or infrequent computing tasks.
Pricing of any services is compute on usage-based options
Fewer IT skills are required for implementation (in-house) . </li></ul>2- Device<br /><ul><li>Location independence enable to access systems using web browser
Regardless of their location or device they are using (e.g. PC, mobile).
Accessed via the Internet, users can connect from anywhere. </li></ul>3- Security <br /><ul><li>Improve due to a specialized company taking care of the data
Security is greatly increased when data is distributed over a no. of devices & Area </li></li></ul><li>Key Features<br />4- Reliability <br /><ul><li>Utilization and efficiency improvements for systems that are often only 10–20% utilized.
Suitable for Business continuity and disaster recovery.
IT and business managers can at times do little when they are affected.</li></ul>5- Maintenance <br /><ul><li>Applications are easier to maintain, since they don't have to be installed on</li></ul> each user's computer. <br /><ul><li>Easier to support and to improve since the changes reach the clients instantlyYou will be Up to date. </li></li></ul><li>The following sites have been very useful…<br />
Benefits<br />They own the hardware<br />Affordability<br />They maintain the system<br />They train and support users<br />
Benefits<br />Third-Party Management<br />The user provides space, power, and bandwidth.<br />And they take care of the rest!<br />
Limitations<br />Your data is not directly in your hands, <br /> but in the hands of a third party.<br />Total Dependence on the Internet Connection. <br />If your cloud Host disappears,<br /> where does your information go?<br />
Cloud Challenges<br />Trust, Privacy and Availability<br />Performance, Ownership & Cost Savings<br />Creation and adoption of new software development processes and training<br />Security, Legal and Regulatory issues<br />