Cloud Host

A cloud host is a server that provides hosting services, frequently Web hosting, to customers via multiple connected servers that comprise a cloud. Whereas standalone servers and virtual servers typically present customers with limited scalability options and the potential for service disruption, a cloud host can provide customers with seamless scalability, increased accessibility, superior reliability and potential cost savings.

See also Webopedia’s Cloud Computing Dictionary Resource and Cloud Computing Security Challenges.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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