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SP 800-145

The NIST Definition of Cloud Computing

Date Published: September 2011

Author(s)

Peter Mell (NIST), Tim Grance (NIST)

Abstract

Keywords

Cloud Computing; SaaS; PaaS; IaaS; On-demand Self Service; Reserve Pooling; Rapid Elasticity; Measured Service; Software as a Service; Platform as a Service; Infrastructure as a Service
Control Families

None selected

Documentation

Publication:
SP 800-145 (DOI)
Local Download

Supplemental Material:
SP 800-145 (EPUB) (txt)
Press Release (other)

Related NIST Publications:
SP 500-325

Document History:
09/28/11: SP 800-145 (Final)

Topics

Security and Privacy
planning

Technologies
cloud & virtualization

Laws and Regulations
Federal Information Security Modernization Act; OMB Circular A-130