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If you are doing business these days, you are most likely using some form of cloud computing service. But do you fully understand the security and performance issues that come with relying on the cloud? This paper will walk you through the basics.
Cloud computing is touted as the solution to every business technology need these days. Word-processing software? Email? Storage? General compute cycles? Off to the cloud to find what you need. But as with all hyped technologies, most folks don’t have a basic understanding of what the cloud actually is and does.
This paper covers the basics of cloud computing, including the various implementation models (public, private, community and hybrid) and questions you should be asking before you pick a cloud provider.
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