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cloud computing

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-145)