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Evaluation of Cloud Computing Services Based on NIST SP 800-145

Published

Author(s)

Eric D. Simmon

Abstract

This document provides clarification for qualifying a given computing capability as a cloud service by determining if it aligns with the NIST definition of cloud computing; and for categorizing a cloud service according to the most appropriate service model (SaaS, PaaS, or IaaS).
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 500-322
Report Number
500-322

Keywords

Cloud Computing, Cloud Computing Definition, Cloud Services, Cloud Service Categorization, Cloud Service Evaluation, Cloud Service Models, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS

Citation

Simmon, E. (2018), Evaluation of Cloud Computing Services Based on NIST SP 800-145, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.500-322 (Accessed April 15, 2021)
Created February 23, 2018, Updated November 10, 2018