We all know what cloud means. I am talking about an internet cloud computing.
Cloud computing is location independent computing, whereby shared servers provide resources, software, and data to computers and other devices on demand, as with the electricity grid. Or more simply, remote computing. Cloud computing is a natural evolution of the widespread adoption of virtualization, service-oriented architecture and utility computing. Details are abstracted from consumers, who no longer have need for expertise in, or control over, the technology infrastructure “in the cloud” that supports them.
In October of 2010, the Aberdeen Group, an industry analyst firm, surveyed over 100 organizations with formal DR programs to learn whether they used public cloud storage for DR and if so, what benefits they saw.
Five Compelling Facts from Aberdeen’s Research