Run a simple search. “What is Cloud Computing?”
It will yield thousands of whitepapers, blogs and videos, some a few short words, some that run to great length. All of them saying essentially the same thing: cloud computing is there when you need it and not there when you don’t.
Imagine that you are in a meeting on a new business iniative. Tremendous new data sets will be generated and required service levels will be high. You send a text to your leading cloud storage provider requesting 30 Terabytes of additional storage with the maximum available data protections applied, and it must be available ASAP… “Done” the reply text a few seconds later.