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Airframe is an open source cloud computing platform that targets companies during the stage of adopting a private cloud service model. It also evaluates options for private cloud solutions.
Amazon Elastic Computer Cloud or Amazon EC2 is a commercial Web service that allows customers to “rent” computing resources from the EC2 cloud.
Anything-as-a-service refers to the growing diversity of services available over the Internet via cloud computing as opposed to being provided locally, or on premises. It is also termed as Xaas.
It is an open source cloud computing platform that helps in making creating, deploying and managing cloud services easier. This is done by providing a complete stack of features for cloud environments.
Cloud application is an application that is not installed on a local environment; instead it is in the cloud and can be access via internet.
Cloud Application Management for Platforms (CAMP)
Cloud Application Management for Platforms is a specification designed to ease management of applications that includes packaging and deployment across public and private cloud computing platforms.
Cloud backup refers to backing up data to a remote, cloud-based server. As a form of cloud storage, the backup data is stored in and is accessible from multiple distributed and connected resources.
Cloud Backup Service Provider
Cloud backup service provider refers to an entity that manages and distributes remote, cloud-based data backup services and solutions to customers from a central centre.
Cloud Backup Solutions
Cloud backup solutions let enterprises store their data and computer files on the internet by using a storage service provider. It is otherwise stored locally on a physical hard disk.
A type of computing, comparable to grid computing that relies on sharing computing resources rather than having local servers or personal devices to handle applications. The goal of cloud computing is to apply traditional supercomputing, or high-performance computing power, normally used by military and research facilities, to perform tens of trillions of computations per second, in consumer-oriented applications such as financial portfolios or even to deliver personalized information, or power immersive computer games.
Cloud Computing Accounting Software
Cloud computing accounting software is hosted on remote servers. It provides accounting capabilities to companies through ‘Software as a Service’ business model. Data is sent into the cloud where it is processed and returned to the user. All the functions are performed in the cloud and not in a physical system.
Cloud Computing Reseller
A company that purchases hosting services from a cloud server hosting or cloud computing provider and then re-sells them to its own customers.
It is a database that is accessible to clients from the cloud and is delivered to users via internet. It is also referred as Database-as-a-Service.
The process of making available one or more of the services (cloud provider, client and application) and infrastructures to create a public cloud computing environment is called Cloud Enablement.
It refers to the software and technologies that is designed for operating and monitoring the apps and data residing in the cloud. There are tools that ensure a company’s cloud computing-based resources are working in an optimal manner.
The process of shifting a company’s data, apps and services from on-site premises to cloud which will be further accessible over the internet is called cloud migration.
It is used instead of Platform as a Service or PaaS and refers to an association to cloud computing.
The flexibility to move apps and data from one cloud provider to another and between public and private cloud environments is termed as cloud portability.
A service provider that offers customers storage or software solutions via a public network, usually the Internet.
Cloud provisioning refers to the deployment of a company’s cloud computing strategy. It involves selection of apps and services that will reside in the public cloud and the private cloud.
Cloud Server Hosting
Cloud server hosting is a hosting service that makes data available to customers over internet. This is an on-demand service. Cloud server hosting services are provided by multiple connected servers that comprise a cloud.
Cloud storage means “the storage of data online in the cloud,”. Here a company’s data is stored and is accessible from multiple distributed and connected resources.
Load and performance testing conducted on the apps and services provided via cloud computing to ensure optimal performance and scalability under a wide variety of conditions is termed as cloud testing.
Desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) is a form of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) in which the VDI is outsourced and handled by a third party.
It is term used to describe apps or software that is used by a business to solve enterprise problems. It usually refers to a software platform that is too large and too complex for individual or small business use.