The Cloud Service is the technological advancement which have brought enormous changes to the service world. Cloud service is the use of hardware or software resources readily available and that are delivered as a service over an internet. In simple words, Cloud service is the use of online resources for to store, to service and to manage our data.
Let me give you a clear picture of cloud service:
Usually, We know that companies outsource several IT functions such as Email, Web Hosting, Payroll, Customer Support and ERP (Entreprise Resource Planning), But you may go speechless because, Now a days, Companies also outsourcing some of their critical IT functions like Database servers, Application Development, Pay and use online softwares and Data Storage. isn’t that amazing!
cloud service reduces our cost and saves our time as One don’t need to buy required hardware modules and look after their setup and management for database servers, data storage and data manipulation. One don’t need to buy any software for office works like data processing, image editing and graphic design etc. Rather than Buying costly servers, software applications and operating systems one simply pay a monthly rental of few bucks as per your demand. i.e. service on demand.
There are main Advantages of Cloud Service:
1) IT infrastructure services: This category offers Services like virtual servers, virtual storage, CPU Cycle, Google Application Engine, Microsoft Azure and amazon EC2.
2) Software-as-a-service: As name itself tells, the service provider offer hosted software applications. you can access softwares by obtaining license from provider. Softwares like photoshop, Microsoft office, Graphic design and computational softwares etc.
3) User cloud services: Services like data or document storage, online email, address books and File sharing. There are some established applications like Microsoft Live, Google Apps and Skype etc.