Write short notes on origins of cloud computing.

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Cloud Computing
  • This concept of providing resources via global networks starts from1960’s.
  • This idea was introduced by C.R.Licklider, who was responsible for ARPANET in 1969.
  • Since then the cloud computing has developed a lot. After the wide internet usage in 1990’s, large bandwidth was Thus this concept came to use by public.
  • One of the first milestones for cloud-computing was the introduction of salesforce.com in 1999. It introduced the concept of delivering enterprise applications through a simple website. This helped software companies to deliver applications over the cloud.
  • Amazon Web Services in 2002 was the next major development in cloud computing, which provided a group of cloud based services.
  • Amazon launched its Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) in 2002 as a commercial web service which allows individuals and small scale industries to hire/rent computers on which they can run their own applications.
  • Another big milestone was the introduction of web2.0 in 2009. Web2.0 is a website that allows the users to interact with each other in a social media creator. Examples of Web2.0 include social networking websites, blogs etc.
  • Google and others started to offer browser based enterprise applications, through services such as Google apps.
  • Other important factors that have enabled cloud computing to evolve are virtualization technology, development of universal high-speed bandwidth and universal software standards.
  • Most of the IT professionals use cloud computing as it offers increased storage space, high flexibility and very low cost.Thus cloud computing has brought enormous benefits for users.
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Bijay Satyal
Oct 23, 2021
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