The Lawyers' Guide To Cloud Computing

Law360 (May 16, 2018, 11:18 AM EDT) -- So, what is cloud computing? Cloud computing is a general term for the delivery of hosting and other services over the Internet. Instead of storing data locally, the data and data applications are stored remotely, with access to the data provided via the Internet (the “cloud” in “cloud computing”).

Whatever the specific form, the singular characteristic of cloud computing is separation of the computer hardware from the service. The major advantage of a cloud computing solution is its elasticity — the consumer is charged by use,...
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