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public cloud

public cloud

Definition | SearchCloudComputing

A public cloud is one based on the standard cloud computing model, in which a service provider makes resources, such as virtual machines (VMs), ...

public cloud storage

Definition | SearchStorage

Public cloud storage, also called storage-as-a-service, on-line storage or utility storage, is a service delivery model for data storage on a ...

virtual private cloud

Definition | SearchCloudApplications

A virtual private cloud (VPC) is the logical division of a public cloud service provider's multi-tenant architecture to support private cloud ...

cloud spanning

Definition | SearchCloudComputing

Cloud spanning is a cloud delivery model in which an application requiring a large pool of computing resources is deployed over multiple cloud ...

IBM SmartCloud

Definition | SearchCloudApplications

IBM SmartCloud is a line of enterprise-class cloud computing technologies and services for building and using private, public and hybrid clouds.

bare-metal cloud

Definition | SearchStorage

Bare-metal cloud is a public cloud service installed directly on hardware with no virtualized infrastructure.

Dell EMC Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud

Definition | SearchStorage

Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud is a reference architecture that uses technologies from Dell EMC's Federation to integrate public and private ...

cloud storage infrastructure

Definition | SearchStorage

Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or public cloud storage ...

Google Cloud Storage Nearline

Definition | SearchCloudComputing

Google Cloud Storage Nearline is a public cloud storage service from Google intended for data archiving, backup and disaster recovery.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

Definition | SearchCloudComputing

Google Cloud Platform is a suite of public cloud computing services offered by Google.



  • risk map (risk heat map)

    A risk map, also known as a risk heat map, is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces. A...

  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...


  • federated identity management (FIM)

    Federated identity management (FIM) is an arrangement that can be made among multiple enterprises to let subscribers use the same...

  • cross-site scripting (XSS)

    Cross-site scripting (XSS) is a type of injection security attack in which an attacker injects data, such as a malicious script, ...

  • firewall

    In computing, a firewall is software or firmware that enforces a set of rules about what data packets will be allowed to enter or...




  • all-flash array (AFA)

    An all-flash array (AFA), also known as a solid-state storage disk system, is an external storage array that uses only flash ...

  • volume manager

    A volume manager is software within an operating system (OS) that controls capacity allocation for storage arrays.

  • external storage device

    An external storage device, also referred to as auxiliary storage and secondary storage, is a device that contains all the ...


  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

    A hybrid hard disk drive is an electromechanical spinning hard disk that contains some amount of NAND Flash memory.