You would think that nowadays most people know what cloud computing or in short cloud is, but is that assumption correct? The reason for writing this blog is that I found out that this assumption is incorrect, there are many people that have a different idea of what cloud is. When I asked several people during workshops and trainings the answer that I got most was: a storage far away…. hence the term cloud. This told me it was time to write a short blog about the definition of cloud to clear up the “mystery”. Cloud is no buzzword anymore, but it has become part of our modern world. We probably all use something or some services that are connect to cloud services. The search for the definition of cloud leads to NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) in the United States. If you click here a pdf of NIST will be opened with the…

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