Introduction to Cloud Computing


This paper describes cloud computing, its main characteristics and the models that are currently used for both deployment and delivery. It examines the benefits and business issues with using the cloud, and how they can be addressed. It describes some of the early adapters of cloud computing, together with their experiences.

Download Document: Documents are in common file formats such as Microsoft Word (doc), Powerpoint (ppt), Excel (xls,csv,xlsx), and Adobe pdf.
Download


Related Categories




Related Topics



Related Articles


Rethinking the Cloud

Or thinking about it for the very first time! This presentation makes a case for cloud computing.

A Berkeley View of Cloud Computing

This paper provides an overview of cloud computing, explains its key terms, identifies obstacles to its implementation, opportunities it presents and formulae to quantify comparison between cloud and conventional data center computing.

A Primer on Cloud Computing

 This paper introduces cloud computing and details its benefits in easy to understand terms.

An Introduction to Cloud Computing

This paper provides an overview of cloud computing. What is cloud computing? What is the history of cloud computing? Why cloud computing? Where, in the business, does cloud computing produce the most value? ...

An Introduction to Cloud Computing

This paper defines cloud computing, details its benefits, issues, risks, and describes a cloud computing maturity model. 

An Overview of Cloud Computing

This presentation provides a 2 minute overview of cloud computing - what is it? Why is it in vogue? What are the barriers to its implementation? What are the benefits of cloud computing?

Are You Ready For the Cloud?

The cloud is ready. Is the CIO ready for the cloud? This paper contends that even though cloud computing is not perfect there are ways to overcome risks by "paying proper attention to vendor reputation, service-level agreements, and pricing schemes....

CIO Cloud Migration Survey

This report identifies the view CIOs hold on cloud computing, their reasons for wanting to migrate to the cloud (or not!), the hurdles they faced in their cloud implementations, and the results. 

Cloud Computing

This paper provides an introduction to cloud computing and explores ways to leverage the cloud computing model to complement a company's infrastructure needs.

Cloud Computing as a Model For Pricing Information Technology

The authors argue that the rise of cloud computing will "ultimately serve to transform – in a big way – the information technology industry, as the shift from procuring IT “stuff” to buying IT services will be transformational across the landscape."...

Cloud Computing Basics

This paper provides an in-depth introduction to cloud computing, and lays the groundwork for creating effective cloud computing strategies. What is cloud computing? What are the different types of "clouds?" What are the benefits of cloud computing? H...

Cloud Computing in Higher Education

This paper provides an in-depth overview of cloud computing - what is cloud computing? What Is Different About “the Cloud”? Why Is Cloud Computing Important? Adoption of Cloud Computing in Higher Education…What Is the Right Aggregation Point for Ser...

Cloud Computing Overview

 An overview of cloud computing, its definition, characteristics, deployment models,  and a case study of cloud computing implementation at the Federal Government.

Cloud Computing Primer

 This paper defines and describes cloud computing

Demystifying the Cloud: The Meanings, Myths and Opportunities in Cloud Computing

This paper presents the views of cloud computing practitioners - people in the thick of things who see some things a casual observer might not. Their views on the state of cloud computing and its future are very interesting indeed.

Framework for Cloud Buyers

This presentation presents a value based framework to facilitate with the decision to migrate to cloud computing.

Introduction to Cloud Computing

An overview of cloud computing, its definition, history, companies and providers and business benefits.

Introduction to Cloud Computing

 This presentation provides an in-depth overview of cloud computing.

Maximizing Benefits from Cloud Computing

This whitepaper discusses the benefits in migrating to a flexible IT infrastructure, and ways to mitigate the higher cost, and increased risk. A good discussion for the CIO planning to move to cloud computing, and concerned about issues related to be...

NIST Cloud Computing Definition

This presentation provides an introduction to NIST's cloud computing definition and their ongoing Standards Acceleration to Jumpstart Adoption of Cloud Computing (SAJACC) 

The Skinny on Cloud Computing

This presentation provides an overview of cloud computing, cuts through the hype on cloud computing benefits and answers the simple question: Is Cloud Computing Overhyped and Overrated?

Vision, Hype, and Reality for Delivering Computing as the 5th Utility

This paper defines cloud computing, provides an architecture for creating market oriented clouds, discusses market-based resource management strategies, proposes creating global cloud exchanges, and presents some representative cloud platforms.


Posted on 04/14/2011 by


Introduction to Cloud Computing author Webmaster1

Webmaster1

Signup For ThoughtLeader









Subscribe


CIO Index

Our Focus is On Your Agenda

CIO Index is the world's largest professional network for CIOs - of the CIO, for the CIO, by the CIO. 

Over 70,000 CIOs and other IT Executives use CIO Index to Learn, Network and Share.

 

Cioindex, Inc.

  • (+1) 800-309-3550
  • Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00 pm
  • 115 Franklin Tpke, Mahwah, NJ 07430