Published: May 29, 2012
Mark L. Badger, Timothy Grance, Robert Patt-Corner, Jeffrey M. Voas
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: Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-146Report Number:
NIST Pub Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Pub Type: NIST Pubs
cloud computing, computer security, virtualization
Created May 29, 2012, Updated February 19, 2017