Cloud computing is the buzz word and everyone wants to be part of it including service provider and consumers.
Cloud computing is not new and is here for a sometime for example your mail service like Gmail, yahoo etc messenger service like Gtalk , yahoo , MSN etc.
Lets understand cloud in detail.
What is Cloud computing?
Cloud computing is nothing but internet, where your data is stored and you can access this from any location with valid login and password.
Major advantage of cloud computing is you need not worry of application, server, network, server license etc. you service provider would take care of the same.
Advantages & Disadvantages?
Cloud computing is cost effective, as a business you need not worry on the IT infra and support, rather you can purely focus on your business
Entry for cloud is cheaper, as you pay depending on your consumption, but for long term you would pay a higher cost as compared to self managed server and application.