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NIST releases Cloud computing reference architecture

Written on:September 18, 2011

Already a key player in defining Cloud computing taxonomy, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has now released an extensive overview of cloud computing architecture: SP500-292 “Cloud computing reference architecture”. In an industry dominated by hardware-vendors pushing their own Cloud interpretations, NIST provides examples of cloud computing implementations and deployment models through easy to understand diagrams. A milestone has been created in defining the true cloud.

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