The word cloud computing has become very famous today and has been adopted by most of the IT infrastructure management firms. Cloud computing is actually an internet based computing technology where centralized remote servers and internet is required. This technology allows the businesses and users to share and save their files and applications without installing on their own computers and it can be done in many ways.
The process of storing your data with the help of external sources, website hosting with an internet service provider, processing of your data and disk storage can also be termed as cloud computing. Example of cloud computing is if you like to send email just open the website of the service provider like rediff, yahoo etc. login and start sending mails, for this you should have an internet connection. Organizations must have a good knowledge of cloud infrastructure, security and threats like issues for running the business smoothly and for the reduction of costs.
If you are making a cloud infrastructure whether yours is an IT Support Company or any other firm you should know about the security issues because the data is going outside on a remote location. It is very important to insure about the devices connected are secured. There are many benefits to follow the cloud computing model as follows:
• Organizations can save their operational costs by cloud computing without investing on the hardwares.
• It helps very much in data center management and software development.
• It provides the feature of mobility like the user can work from anywhere in the world.
• More data can be stored than a personal computer
• More flexible with time saving.
• Organizations can share their resources remotely.
These are the some common benefits which companies get by following this concept. It is being growing and used by many private and government organizations. They are able to minimize the costs and increase productivity. The main reason for users to choose it is pricing because many times it is offered on a per user basis. It is updated by the services provider so there is no headache for the users to update. It is a very fast spreading concept across all the industries whether they are consultancy services, energy & power, telecom, finance & banking or any other service provider. Cloud computing also integrates with recently used and latest software, social networking sites and web based services. In this way it connects the users and customers in a single location.