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Cloud Computing Page 1 Cloud Computing Melissa Potter Rasmussen College B351/Management of Information Systems April 16, 2011 Joe Caberto
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Cloud Computing Page 2 Cloud computing could be the closest thing to heaven in meeting some business’s computing needs, or for some cloud computing capabilities could be a tab bit too clouded. So what is cloud computing? Do you access your email from a provider such as Google or Yahoo on their website? Have you uploaded and edited your photographs online and then sent them to be printed? Or have you downloaded documents to your Google account so you can access them from the library’s computer? These are all cloud computing applications. Cloud computing is not a new concept and the concept of computing as a utility was in the making as far back as ten years ago. Some organizations may find that cloud computing the answer to their growing computing needs, allowing a company to use external computer sources to process and store information. There are many advantages and disadvantages to using cloud computing and each
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