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Publication Citation: Cloud Computing Synopsis and Recommendations

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Author(s): Mark L. Badger; Timothy Grance; Robert Patt-Corner; Jeffrey M. Voas;
Title: Cloud Computing Synopsis and Recommendations
Published: May 29, 2012
Abstract: This document reprises the NIST-established definition of cloud computing, describes cloud computing benefits and open issues, presents an overview of major classes of cloud technology, and provides guidelines and recommendations on how organizations should consider the relative opportunities and risks of cloud computing.
Citation: NIST SP - 800-146
Pages: 81 pp.
Keywords: cloud computing; computer security; virtualization
Research Areas: Cybersecurity, Networking, Cloud Computing, Information Processing Systems, Information Technology
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