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Saving the Environment with Cloud Computing

January 30th, 2014 | Category: Cloud Computing

Cloud computing has a number of advantages over typical deployments and technology consumption models.  At its core, cloud computing works if it’s maximizing resources and it is built to be dynamically capable of adjusting resources to demand. The cloud grid may someday be viewed similar to the electricity grid.  We don’t necessarily know how it…

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How NIST Categorizes the Cloud

January 30th, 2014 | Category: Cloud Computing

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is an organization that provides thought leadership and guidance around the Cloud Computing paradigm.   You can find out more about NISTs role in the evolution of standards and guidance at their Website:  www.nist.gov/itl/cloud/.  NIST categorizes the cloud with these five characteristics: On-demand Self Service Broad Network Access…

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