By Carlo Caloisi – Sep 21, 2022

According to the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), Cloud Computing is “a set of ICT (acronym for Information and Communications Technology) services accessible on-cloud computingdemand and in self-service mode via Internet technologies, based on shared resources, characterized by rapid scalability and timely measurability of performance levels, so that they can be paid for based on consumption.”

 

It is used as needed (public, hybrid, or private cloud), by individuals and organizations of all commodity types and sizes for a multitude of purposes: data backup, disaster recovery, e-mail, virtual desktops, software development and testing, Big Data analytics, and customer-facing Web applications.

By way of example, among countless possible examples, the health care industry uses it for personalized patient treatment, in finance for the basis of anti-fraud systems, the gaming industry to develop online video games.

Among the advantages :

 

 

SOURCES AND IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS

  1. What is cloud computing?: https://aws.amazon.com/it/what-is-cloud-computing/ ;
  2. What it is and what benefits it brings to the company: https://blog.osservatori.net/it_it/cloud-computing-significato-vantaggi
  3. Cybersecurity mesh: https://www.ileadererasmus.site/2022/09/20/cybersecurity-mesh/ 

 

VIDEO

  1. What is it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxT233EdY5c&ab_channel=AmazonWebServices ;
  2. Cloud computing – an explanation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_a6us8kaq0g&ab_channel=PowerCertAnimatedVideos ;
  3. Types Of Cloud Computing – public, private & hybrid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BMO7YkwR6Y&ab_channel=Simplilearn

 

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