White Paper: Cloud Computing: What’s Your Service?

By Leah VanSyckel, Sealevel Systems, Inc

Cloud computing — ubiquitous access to digital resources over a network — has been revolutionizing business since its mainstream debut in the late 1990s. Providers satisfy a range of needs, allowing companies to apply cloud technology to their industry. The cloud can handle immense storage requirements, be accessed and controlled remotely, and sustain security. However, despite the popular awareness of the “the cloud,” it’s important to understand cloud service differentiations. The following white paper will discuss the three types of cloud products, their relative merits or drawbacks and the incredible potential of cloud-driven data harnessing.