can include text files gener- ated from word processing documents, e-mails, PDF files, blogs, social media posts, tweets, and web pages.
information that resides in fixed fields within a record or file, such as databases and spreadsheets
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
XaaS (Delivered as a Service)
a service on demand with a minimum contract such as Google, Amazon, and others.
IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)
cloud service provides infrastructure meaning no hardware costs and can be private or public cloud
PaaS (Platform as a Service)
a hardware and software platform that is RIM ready
SaaS (Software as a Service)
provides software as a service to the organization’s infrastructure
digital materials which are the originating source of content