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cloud computing

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The use of services made available on the internet for storing data and running software programs. Cloud computing replaces many of the traditional functions of the personal computer.

cloud computing

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a model of computer use in which services stored on the internet are provided to users on a temporary basis
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Insight Enterprises has announced a new Backup-as-a-Service offering featuring monthly, consumption-based pricing, and the ability to leverage on-demand, public cloud IT resources to support usage spikes.
Its core benefits, including the flexibility of consumption-based pricing and the agility it brings by freeing up IT departments to focus on innovation, are already well-documented.
configurability, openness, rules-based, abstraction) the solution allows operators to extend new and innovative commercial models to its customers, such as customer self-service, automated service delivery, consumption-based pricing, and self-healing services.
Under the terms of the five-year agreement, financial details of which were not available, Accenture and Hess will work on planning, design and implementation of a technology solution that links field assets to a network of cloud-based offerings, delivered as-a-Service, with consumption-based pricing focused on reducing cost, increasing production, and simplifying technology.
Nashua-based networking firm Plexxi is partnering with Aligned Data Centers of New York City, a colocation provider that offers the first "pay-for-use," consumption-based pricing model for the data center industry, to build an integrated network and data center alternative that can be consumed as a service.
The as-a-service strategy provides consumption-based pricing for the IBM z Systems environment to give clients' greater capital investment flexibility.
With our innovative implementation, support, and consumption-based pricing models, we WILL lead the industry forward.
The new "IBM MSP Utility Pricing for System z" pricing model, delivered through IBM Global Financing, provides consumption-based pricing designed especially to make mainframe technologies more widely accessible to Managed Service Providers (MSPs).
With big data projects that require a significant amount of storage and compute, consumption-based pricing delivers significant cost savings to customers.
This is game-changing and takes the challenge of consumption-based pricing to a whole new level," Stewart said.
The service offers businesses secure data back-up on a scalable and consumption-based pricing model.
lt;p>Microsoft will offer three pricing models for Azure when it starts charging for it at its Microsoft Professional Developers Conference later this year: consumption-based pricing, in which people will only pay for what they use; subscription-based pricing; and volume licensing, so enterprise customers can integrate Azure into existing enterprise agreements with Microsoft, said Microsoft General Manager Doug Hauger.