This graphic depicts a comparison of old versus new communication methods on the construction jobsite.
Cloud computing is nothing new. However, its current status as a business buzzword has stirred up unnecessary confusion about a fairly basic concept. Cloud computing is simply a centralized collection of computing resources that serves up data and applications to the employees who have access to the collection. Within this broad definition, multiple cloud types exist (thus the confusion over the meaning of the term). It helps to think separately about types of cloud
deployments and types of cloud computing environments.