50 Cloud Computing Terms Defined
Each cloud computing-related phrase listed below offers a short introduction to the topic – simply click the “Learn More” link to read the full Webopedia cloud computing term definition.
An open source cloud computing platform targeted at organizations in the thinking stage of adopting a private cloud services model or evaluating options and alternatives for private cloud solutions. (Learn More)
Short for Amazon Elastic Computer Cloud, Amazon EC2 is a commercial Web service that lets customers “rent” computing resources from the EC2 cloud. (Learn More)
Anything-as-a-service, or XaaS, refers to the growing diversity of services available over the Internet via cloud computing as opposed to being provided locally, or on premises. (Learn More)
An open source cloud computing and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform developed to help make creating, deploying and managing cloud services easier by providing a complete “stack” of features and components for cloud environments. (Learn More)