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Getting to the Truth of Cloud Computing

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  • February 11 2013, 11:47am EST

There's cloud computing, and then there's health care cloud computing. And while there's not necessarily a ton of activity for the former, activity is picking up in the latter.

Cloud computing as commonly defined is when a business gives its data, applications, storage and computational power to a cloud computing provider and accesses those resources via the public Internet. It's been a godsend for many organizations, most notably small enterprises that can save enormously on infrastructure costs and have access to highly skilled I.T. expertise that they couldn't afford otherwise.

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