2014-2015 Catalog

INFO 1009 Introduction to Cloud Computing

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(1) INFO 1003

Course Description

Cloud computing refers to performing computer tasks using services, resources, and storage delivered entirely via the Internet. Cloud computing is the newest technology with movement away from applications needing to be installed on an individual's computer system toward the applications being hosted online. In this course, students gain understanding and knowledge of cloud computing and how it is changing the computer world. Topics to be discussed include types of clouds, Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (Paas), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Students also learn about the different methods cloud computing is accessible to the user: public clouds, private clouds, and hybrid clouds.