The phrase cloud provisioning refers to the deployment of a company’s cloud computing strategy, which typically involves selecting which applications and services will reside in the public cloud and which will remain on site behind the firewall or in the private cloud. Cloud provisioning also entails developing the processes for interfacing with the cloud’s applications and services as well as auditing and monitoring who accesses and utilizes the resources.
The most common reference to cloud provisioning is when a company seeks to transition some or all of its existing applications to the cloud without having to significantly re-architect or re-engineer the applications.
- Cloud Migration
The process of transitioning all or part of a company’s data, applications and services from on-site premises behind the firewall to the cloud, where the information can be provided over the Internet on an on-demand basis. While a cloud migration can present numerous challenges and raise security concerns, cloud computing can also enable a company […]
- Cloud Management
Cloud management means the software and technologies designed for operating and monitoring applications, data and services residing in the cloud. Cloud management tools help ensure cloud computing-based resources are working optimally and properly interacting with users and other services. Cloud Management Strategies Cloud management strategies typically involve numerous tasks including performance monitoring (response times, latency, […]
- cloud database
A database accessible to clients from the cloud and delivered to users on demand via the Internet from a cloud database provider’s servers. Also referred to as Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS), cloud databases can use cloud computing to achieve optimized scaling, high availability, multi-tenancy and effective resource allocation. While a cloud database can be a traditional database […]
- software license registration
License registration tools and services provide the means for presenting a software developer’s software licenses (also known as an End-User License Agreement, or EULA) to an end user as well as facilitating the transfer of required registration information and consent to the license. Successfully registering a software application often activates the software for legal use […]
- software license management
Software license management refers to the software tools or processes used by an organization to control and document where and how the company’s software products are able to run in order to enforce and ensure compliance with software licenses (also known as an End-User License Agreement, or EULA). License management tools are also employed by […]