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Trusted Cloud Initiative

Definition | SearchCloudSecurity

The Trusted Cloud Initiative is a program of the Cloud Security Alliance industry group created to help cloud service providers develop ...

hyper-hybrid cloud

Definition | SearchITOperations

A hyper-hybrid cloud is a complex distributed environment involving multiple and diverse interconnected public and private clouds, often from ...

SAP Analytics Cloud

Definition | SearchSAP

SAP Analytics Cloud (or SAP Cloud for Analytics) is a software as a service (SaaS) business intelligence (BI) platform designed by SAP. Analytics ...

virtual private cloud (VPC)

Definition | SearchCloudComputing

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

cloud server

Definition | SearchCloudComputing

A cloud server is a hosted, and typically virtual, compute server that is accessed by users over a network.

Salesforce Commerce Cloud

Definition | SearchCustomerExperience

Salesforce Commerce Cloud, formerly called Demandware, is a cloud-based service for unifying the way businesses engage with customers over any ...

cloud IDE

Definition | SearchCloudComputing

A cloud IDE is a web-based integrated development platform (IDE) that is accessed through a browser.

pay-as-you-go cloud computing (PAYG cloud computing)

Definition | SearchStorage

The pay-as-you-go cloud computing (PAYG cloud computing) method charges users only for the services they use, eliminating wasted resources.

cloud service migration

Definition | SearchCloudComputing

Cloud service migration is the process of transitioning an organization’s data and perhaps other business elements from one cloud service provider to...

health care cloud

Definition | SearchHealthIT

A health care cloud is a cloud computing service used by health care providers for storing, maintaining and backing up personal heath information (...



  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

  • compliance as a service (CaaS)

    Compliance as a Service (CaaS) is a cloud service service level agreement (SLA) that specified how a managed service provider (...

  • data protection impact assessment (DPIA)

    A data protection impact assessment (DPIA) is a process designed to help organizations determine how data processing systems, ...


  • spyware

    Spyware is a type of malicious software -- or malware -- that is installed on a computing device without the end user's knowledge.

  • application whitelisting

    Application whitelisting is the practice of specifying an index of approved software applications or executable files that are ...

  • botnet

    A botnet is a collection of internet-connected devices, which may include PCs, servers, mobile devices and internet of things ...



  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • disaster recovery team

    A disaster recovery team is a group of individuals focused on planning, implementing, maintaining, auditing and testing an ...

  • cloud insurance

    Cloud insurance is any type of financial or data protection obtained by a cloud service provider. 


  • DRAM (dynamic random access memory)

    Dynamic random access memory (DRAM) is a type of semiconductor memory that is typically used for the data or program code needed ...

  • RAID 10 (RAID 1+0)

    RAID 10, also known as RAID 1+0, is a RAID configuration that combines disk mirroring and disk striping to protect data.

  • PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive)

    A PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive) is a high-speed expansion card that attaches a computer to its peripherals.