Cloud Based Technology Definition. Simply put cloud computing is the delivery of computing servicesincluding servers storage databases networking software analytics and intelligenceover the Internet the cloud to offer faster innovation flexible resources and economies of scale. We use a cloud-based communication system.
There are three main models of cloud computing based on the type of resources being delivered. See full dictionary entry for cloud. What Is Cloud Storage.
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In many transactions this approach makes a cloud-based technology an operational expense rather than a capital expense. From a management standpoint cloud-based technology lets organizations access software storage compute and other IT infrastructure elements without the burden of maintaining and upgrading them. Software as a service SaaS is the delivery of fully functional products to end users. The cloud refers to servers that are accessed over the Internet and the software and databases that run on those servers.