Data volumes are growing dramatically, there’s no question about that. According to Domo, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data were created every day in 2017.
Seven years ago, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published the 16th and final version of its Definition of Cloud Computing. NIST Special Publication 800-145 is designed to help federal agencies and private-sector companies identify services that are most likely to deliver the cost savings and agility promised by cloud computing. The definition has proved remarkably resilient as cloud services continue to expand their capabilities with value-added features.