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Middleware as a Service (MWaaS)

Definition | SearchAppArchitecture

Middleware as a Service (MWaaS) is the distribution model wherein middleware is offered as a cloud-based service, rather than as an on-premise ...

AWS CodeBuild

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AWS CodeBuild is a managed cloud service that enables an IT developer to automate and manage server builds for applications that reside in the Amazon...

user self-provisioning

Definition | SearchITChannel

User self-provisioning, also known as cloud self-service, is a system that allows end users to set up and launch applications and services in a cloud...


Definition | SearchSAP

SAP TwoGo is a cloud-based carpooling application.


Definition | SearchCloudComputing

Scalr is an information technology (IT) vendor that offers a management platform for cloud computing.


Definition | SearchCustomerExperience

Heroku is a cloud-based development platform as a service (PaaS) provider.


Definition | SearchDataBackup

Druva is a cloud data protection and management software company based in Sunnyvale, Calif.


Definition | SearchCloudComputing

Cloudify is an open source cloud and network functions virtualization (NFV) orchestration platform.


Definition | SearchVMware

VMware is a virtualization and cloud computing software provider for x86-compatible computers.

Security, Trust and Assurance Registry (STAR)

Definition | SearchCloudSecurity

The Security, Trust and Assurance Registry (STAR) is an online registry of cloud provider security controls.



  • 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.