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CLOUD COMPUTING Definition & Legal Meaning

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the use of a managed, organized, protected network of servers, owned by a service company, but unknown to the public or user. Access is only by the internet or directed URL using permissions granted by the service company. It allows for a procedure or a task to be managed by a collective of technologies, readily available at all times. Cloud computing is very similar to grid computing, but differs from grid computing due to its use of Internet tools.


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