Cloud Computing Benefits

19 Pages Posted: 19 May 2016 Last revised: 16 Jul 2016

Date Written: May 18, 2016

Abstract

Using different services, cloud computing offers more benefits than traditional computing. Cost saving, scalability, mobile storage, anytime anywhere access, better security, energy saving, environment benefits are some of benefits of the cloud computing. There is shift from traditional computing to the cloud computing and organizations and individuals are benefiting from it. There are many different cloud computing services available on affordable cost models, for example, subscription and lease based cost models. Services for example, Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH) used for cloud desktop, Software as a Service (SaaS) used for renting software and Platform as a Service (PaaS) used to rent computing infrastructure. The Storage as a Service (STaaS) is used to rent storage and Security as a Service (SeaaS) is used for cloud based security applications. Similarly, the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is used to lease computing infrastructure. Using services, cloud computing offers more benefits than traditional computing.

Keywords: Cloud Computing, Cloud Computing Benefits, cloud, Benefits of Cloud Computing

JEL Classification: L86

Suggested Citation

Sether, Ayob, Cloud Computing Benefits (May 18, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2781593 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2781593
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