Cloud Computing Basics

Cloud Computing Basics


Cloud Computing Basics covers the main aspects of this fast moving technology so that both practitioners and students will be able to understand cloud computing. The author highlights the key aspects of this technology that a potential user might want to investigate before deciding to adopt this service. This book explains how cloud services can be used to augment existing services such as storage, backup and recovery. Addressing the details on how cloud security works and what the users must be prepared for when they move their data to the cloud. Also this book discusses how businesses could prepare for compliance with the laws as well as industry standards such as the Payment Card Industry.

Table of contents

Front Matter....Pages i-xvii
Cloud Computing Evolution....Pages 1-16
Basic Cloud Computing Types....Pages 17-41
Understanding Cloud Computing....Pages 43-60
Cloud Computing Providers....Pages 61-80
Cloud Computing Security....Pages 81-100
Assessing Cloud Computing for Business Use....Pages 101-118
Hidden Aspects of a Cloud Computing Contract....Pages 119-139
Back Matter....Pages 141-142


  • Author: S. Srinivasan (auth.)
  • Edition: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York
  • ISBN-13: 9781461476986, 9781461476993
  • Pages: 153
  • Format: pdf
  • Size: 2.0M
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