Chapter 27. Cloud Computing

This chapter covers the following exam topics:

4.0 Infrastructure Services

4.2 Describe the effects of cloud resources on enterprise network architecture

4.2.a Traffic path to internal and external cloud services

4.2.b Virtual services

4.2.c Basic virtual network infrastructure

Cloud computing is an approach to offering IT services to customers. However, cloud computing is not a product, or a set of products, a protocol, or any single thing. So, while there are accepted descriptions and definitions of cloud computing today, it takes a broad knowledge of IT beyond networking to know whether a particular IT service is or is not worthy of being called a cloud computing service.

Cloud computing, or cloud, is an approach ...

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