Word of the Day: Tech Definitions from WhatIs.com

Sep 6 2017   8:21PM GMT

on-demand computing

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Cloud Computing
On-demand computing

On-demand computing is a delivery model in which computing resources are made available to the user as needed. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“Cloud computing has shifted the technology model, giving customers on-demand computing services over the Internet…” – Nicole Lewis

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Quiz Yourself
Cloud ___________ is the exercise of administrative control over public, private and hybrid clouds.
a. orchestration
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