Cloud computing is a phrase used to describe a variety of computing concepts that involve a large number of computers connected through a real-time communication network such as the Internet. In science, cloud computing is a synonym for distributed computing over a network, and means the ability to run a program or application on many connected computers at the same time.
Cloud in Enterprise :the coming tornado This guest post was written by Aaron Levie, CEO and co-founder of Box.net. Box.net was founded in 2005 with the goal of helping people and businesses easily access and share information from anywhere. Box.net is now used by millions of individuals, small businesses, and Fortune 500 enterprises worldwide. Consumers have readily embraced the Cloud in the form of services like Facebook, YouTube and Gmail, but businesses are a different story.
Typicalnetwork security policies useless in the cloud, warns se K. Scott Morrison, CTO and chief architect for Layer 7 Technologies , has a pedigree that includes IBM and medical imaging at the University of British Columbia. He's a prolific author and expert on compliance, governance and standards-based
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