Cloud computing is massively growing in importance in the IT sector as more and more companies are eschewing traditional IT and moving applications and business processes to the cloud. This course provides IT professionals with a working definition of cloud computing, explores the technological precursors of today's cloud, as well as the current technologies the cloud is dependent on. Also covered are the benefits and drawbacks of cloud computing for the IT department and business as a whole. It then explores in more detail the different types of services that have become available in the cloud with examples of key pioneers in those areas.
IT professionals including managers, engineers, and technical staff evaluating or implementing cloud computing applications and services