Cloud computing gets its name from the drawings typically used to describe the Internet. Cloud computing is a new consumption and delivery model for IT services. The concept of cloud computing represents a shift in thought, in that end users need not know the details of a specific technology. The service is fully managed by the provider. Users can consume services at a rate that is set by their particular needs.
Read this paper to learn the many benefits of cloud computing as well as the 10 security concerns that need to be addressed when considering moving critical applications and sensitive data to public and shared cloud environments.
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