Cloud computing is a technology that makes use of Internet and central remote servers to maintain and process data and applications. Cloud Computing is an emerging field in technology that finds a better solution to all business men especially of small organizations to prosper their business. Cloud computing provides various services and advantages to its customers.
Imagine that you are the CEO of a company. In order for your business to go on you are required to buy the costlier software, say Oracle, and you will have to pay for it in order to enjoy its benefits to the fullest. Moreover you will have to pay its maintenance fee every time. Your job doesn't end here. You will have to see the right set of hardware and software need to be provided for the subordinates. Once your organizations requirements seem to increase you will have to hire new employees which again require purchase of hardwares and softwares. What else is needed for you to panic day and night!! Small organizations have no scope to survive in these conditions.
Well, cloud computing is a better solution to your problem. All you need for incorporating this technology is just an Internet connection!! And you require no softwares to be bought or installed other than the application software which runs the Internet.
What is Cloud computing?
Cloud computing is simply like utility computing where the resources, softwares, information and other demanded devices are shared. It works on a pay-by-use basis that involves delivering hosted services over the Internet. It concentrates on extending IT's existing capabilities without the software or hardware been installed.
Cloud computing is a technology that makes use of Internet and central remote servers to maintain and process data and applications. The most common example of the application of cloud computing is Yahoo mail or Gmail. For accessing it you just need to have an Internet connection and a web browser to run the Internet. The mail software is stored on ther server side and you needn'y worry how the your mails are stored or how its sent.
The major benefit of cloud computing is that it provides the optimization concept where the cost the company's capital expenditure is reduced.
Cloud computing provides various services based on its architecture.