The NIST Definition of Cloud Computing

@inproceedings{Mell2011TheND,
  title={The NIST Definition of Cloud Computing},
  author={Peter Mell and Timothy Grance},
  year={2011}
}
Cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction. This cloud model promotes availability and is composed of five essential characteristics, three service models, and four deployment models. 

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