Across the contemporary innovation technology spectrum, four key disruptive forces continue to shape and reshape our digital world at a rapid and significant pace on a global scale: Social, Mobile, Information (analytics, big data, etc.) and Cloud Computing.

Cloud Computing has been maturing in recent years, both from a technical capability perspective as well as from its increasing use as an enterprise platform for critical applications. Astute technologists recognize that while it still has certain limitations, Cloud Computing also has the potential to further commoditize many technical aspects of delivering solutions to end users with the timeless allure of ‘cheaper, better, faster’.

In this paper, Guy Sereff goes through a high-level overview of some common Cloud Computing concepts.