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VOLUME -26 NUMBER 10
Publication Date: 10/1/2011
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Finally: The NIST Definition of Cloud Computing

A cloud infrastructure is the collection of hardware and software that enables the five essential characteristics of cloud computing. The cloud infrastructure can be viewed as containing both a physical layer and an abstraction layer. The physical layer consists of the hardware resources that are necessary to support the cloud services being provided, and typically includes server, storage and network components. The abstraction layer consists of the software deployed ...
 
 
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