Cloud computing is a model for enabling on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction. It describes the use of a collection of services, applications, information and infrastructure comprised of pools of computer, network, information and storage resources. These components can be rapidly orchestrated, provisioned, implemented and decommissioned, and scaled up or down.
This sample guide focuses on risk and audit matters associated with cloud computing and includes multiple business models including:
- Business process-as-a-service