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Cloud Computing Architecture, Services and Deployment Models

Bhumika S. Zalavadia


Cloud computing is a very famous term today and almost we all are using it knowingly or unknowingly. It is the general term for anything that involves providing hosted services on Internet. It is the new computing and business paradigm with flexible and powerful computational architecture to offer universal services to users via Internet. Web service is one of the most active and widely adopted implementation in cloud computing. This paper describes the concept of cloud computing in detail. It also explains the architecture and characteristics of it. It also explains different service models by which user may get required services. Specific deployment models which are the ways in which cloud can be used in any organization are also explained briefly.


Cloud, Computing, NIST, Internet, Resource, Characteristics, Service, Architecture, Model, Public, Private, Hybrid, Community.

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