Cloud Computing: What is it all About?

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As the demand for internet usage and PC Remote Access continue to grow, cloud computing came out to the market for quite some time now. The birth of cloud computing creates various speculations from analysts, vendors, as well as consumers. Some analysts and vendors said that cloud computing is an “updated version of utility computing”; it is virtual servers that are made available over the internet. Others on the other hand have different understanding on cloud computing. They said that cloud computing is anything you consume outside the firewall is “in the cloud” and this includes conventional outsourcing.

Cloud Computing is a way where you have the increased capacity or capabilities without added investment required. You need not to buy new infrastructure, need not to train new personnel, licensing new software for example new Remote Control Software or remote access software and more. Cloud computing also includes those subscription-based services that can enhance the capabilities of IT people in real time over the internet.

What Cloud Computing is all about?

SaaS – this is a type of cloud computing where a single application is delivered through the browser to thousands of different users. Customers need not to invest upfront for servers while providers on the other side just have to maintain one app.

Utility Computing – this cloud computing allows its clients to offer storage and virtual servers like what, Sun, IBM, and others are large companies are into right now. However, it's not just something that big corporations can use. Many small businesses can benefit from utility computing services just as much, for example by using a cloud server as a data backup storage facility.

Web Services in the Cloud – this is similar to SaaS wherein, providers offer APO that allows developers to make use of the functionality over the internet instead of delivering a full-blown application.

Platform as a Service – this is another variation of SaaS. This type of cloud computing will have development environments as a service. As a client, you are given the ability to build your own application, have it run on the provider’s infrastructure, and deliver it to your users from your provider’s server through the internet. Some forms of remote access software have been built using this SaaS variation.

MSP (managed service providers) – this is one of the oldest type of cloud computing. Instead of exposing the service to the end-users, it is an application made available to IT. Examples of it include virus scanning service for e-mail and the like.

Read more : How Remote Control Software Fits Into The Corporate World

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This article was written by Phillip Presley he is interested in computer science and new technologies. He recommends that all companies consider integrating new Remote Desktop Software technologies into their business.

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This article was published on 2012/01/31