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Issue No.02 - March/April (2009 vol.11)
pp: 23-27
Robert L. Grossman , University of Illinois at Chicago
ABSTRACT
To understand clouds and cloud computing, we must first understand the two different types of clouds. The author distinguishes between clouds that provide on-demand computing instances and those that provide on-demand computing capacity.
INDEX TERMS
cloud computing, utility computing, on-demand computing capacity, on-demand computing instances, IT Professional
CITATION
Robert L. Grossman, "The Case for Cloud Computing", IT Professional, vol.11, no. 2, pp. 23-27, March/April 2009, doi:10.1109/MITP.2009.40
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