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cloud

Everything is in/around/outside/integrated within or somehow related to the cloud nowadays.

The term "cloud" is essentially just a metaphor for the Internet but it sounds more interesting speaking about the cloud. The phrase "in the cloud" refers to software, platforms and infrastructure that are sold "as a service", i.e. remotely through the Internet.

Whenever it is in the cloud you are typically just paying a subscription and use the service you want. Now worries about hardware, softwar



Kind of Word: Noun

Created by: Infinity at May.2014


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