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...cloud; the service is utility computing. Examples of utility computing include Amazon Web Services, Google Applications and Microsoft Azure.
In late 2006, Google CEO Eric Schmidt publicised the cloud computing concept (Aymerich, Fenu, & Surcis, 2008). As discovered during the literature search when preparing this paper, an extensive increase in cloud computing research has occurred, especially starting around 2008. Research efforts emphasise a variety of topics related to cloud computing. Some of these topics include applications and their capabilities, costs, the need for cloud computing, security, reasons for adoption, and growth trends... CLOUD COMPUTING INTRODUCTION Cloud computing has been...