Cloud Computing Training In Chandigarh
The forms of service that cloud computing provides today may be broken down into managed services, SaaS, Web services, utility computing, an
The forms of service that cloud computing provides today may be broken down into managed services, SaaS, Web services, utility computing, and platform as a service. The ideas behind these forms of service are not new. The fact that the users can tap into these services from Web browsers via the Internet makes them “cloud” services.
A managed service is aimed at delivering an application to an enterprise, rather than to end customers directly. This form of service has been available for a decade. There are many types of managed services provided via the Internet, including virus-scanning services for email, spam-filtering services, security services, desktop management services.
There are numerous SaaS vendors. They run a single application in adata center, and deliver the functionality via the Internet to the users. Enterprise SaaS vendors include salesforce.com (for sales force applications), Oracle/Siebel (CRM applications), Workday (for ERP applications), Citrix (meeting applications), and numerous others. SaaS desktop applications for end users, include Google Apps, Zoho Office, Microsoft Windows Live, etc. Google Apps include Gmail, Google Talk, Google Calendar, Google Docs (documents, spreadsheets, presentations, collaboration), etc. Microsoft Windows Live includes Hotmail, Messenger, and Photo Gallery. Internet portal sites, Internet search engines, and Internet social networking sites are essentially SaaS vendors for end customers.