WHAT IS CLOUD COMPUTING

Cloud computing is the technology used to allocate on demand IT resources through the Internet.

Different types of cloud computing services can be distinguished:


  • SaaS (Software as a Service): it is a service used for the allocation of a software through the Internet. Web based software and distance learning platforms are included in this category.
  • DaaS (Data as a Service): it is a service used for the allocation of data on an online shared server.
  • HaaS (Hardware as a Service): it is a service used for the elaboration of data placed on a remote server and made available for the final user.

ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF CLOUD COMPUTING


costi di gestione

REDUCTION OF MANAGEMENT COSTS:

Significant cost savings for the companies that will not incur initial and maintenance costs for the purchase of software and hardware.




GREATER FLEXIBILITY:

easily and prompt adjustment to a possible change in the company’s needs and constant software updateborne by the service provider.

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TECHNICAL ADVANTAGES OF CLOUD COMPUTING

  • GREATER SCALABILITY:

    GREATER SCALABILITY:

    Cloud technologies are scalable and modular; in this way the final user can expand or limit the resources depending on the needs.

  • MOBILE ACCESS TO THE CLOUD AND THROUGH ANY DEVICE:

    MOBILE ACCESS TO THE CLOUD AND THROUGH ANY DEVICE:

    As it deals with online programmes and data, the service can be provided anywhere and anytime, also through different devices such as smartphones, netbooks, laptops or PCs.

  • SYSTEM SECURITY:

    SYSTEM SECURITY:

    The cloud delivered services ensure the presence of security systems to protect data and networks, together with services protected by continuous backups.