Cloud Computing And It's Effects on the Business World

Cloud Computing And It's Effects on the Business World

Professor Johnston

Management Science 290
Fall 2011

By: Jordan Brown
Brianna Callinan
James Wheeler
Scott Tremble
Kayla Berreth

What is Cloud computing and how is it beneficial to the Business world? Cloud computing allows a business to share, upload, and download files to and from the Internet. Cloud computing is a huge asset to businesses small or large because their entire computer system can be linked together, which makes sharing files and presentations that much easier. Not only is cloud computing efficient, it is also very convenient. As long as the computer is linked through cloud, those same files can be ...

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can fit into any business mold.
Apple recently just launched their new product iCloud, Google uses Gmail and Google Docs, also Yahoo! and Hotmail, but what many people who use these products don't realize, is that they are all prime examples of cloud computing. Cloud computing has many different purposes. Your PC and all your mobile devices can be in sync with one another, you can access all of your personal data at any time from any device, you can share photos, movies, emails, contacts, and documents with anyone you choose. Cloud computing helps make anything you want at the touch of your fingertips. This can be very useful in the business world. Imagine going to work one day and you have a presentation, but once you get there you realize that you forgot your computer, but say you have a tablet or your mobile device with you. This is where cloud computing comes in. Through online services, you can have all the information you need from your computer at home right there with you ...

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email, shopping and banking. It also consists of health care, back up systems, and government functions.
There is some confusion as to what is considered to be a cloud service. To help clarify the IDC, or International Data Corporation, created a list of 8 requirements for something to be identified as a cloud service. The list says to be a cloud service it must have a third party provider, which just means that the services are commercial. The service must be accessed through the Internet. It must require no or little IT skills. The provisioning must be request to be self-servicing, have near real-time deployment, and have dynamic and fine grain scaling. The pricing model has ...

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