This book provides a technical description of cloud computing technologies, covering cloud infrastructure and platform services. It then addresses the basics of operating a Cloud computing data center, the services offered from Cloud providers, the carrier role in connecting users to data centers, and the process of interconnecting Cloud data centers to form a flexible processing unit. It also describes how cloud computing has made an impact in various industries and provides emerging technologies that are critical within each industry. Lastly, this book will address security requirements and provide the best practices in securing data.

chapter 1|42 pages

The Basics of Cloud Computing

chapter 3|13 pages

Healthcare Industry

chapter 4|10 pages


chapter 5|9 pages

Cloud Marketing

chapter 6|8 pages

Government Agencies

Making the Case for the Cloud in State Government

chapter 7|17 pages

The Internet of Things

chapter 8|12 pages

Customer Services

chapter 9|10 pages

A Movement Toward SaaS and the Cloud

The Evolution of IT Services in Higher Education

chapter 12|8 pages


The Case for the Cloud in Publishing

chapter 13|14 pages


A Race for Survival: Cloud in the Mobile Carrier Industry

chapter 15|15 pages


Strategies for Security in the Cloud

chapter 16|5 pages

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