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This is a place to discuss Jisc Cloud Services and related topics, including cloud storage and research data management, amongst other things.

Jisc's cloud blog post is available at:

https://cloud.jiscinvolve.org/wp/

There you can read about whether cloud benefits outweigh the challenges and what it costs to migrate apps to the cloud.

CESG has some useful documents on Cloud security guidance and best practice - just follow the link https://www.cesg.gov.uk/cloud-security-collection

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What is the cloud?

Cloud computing is the delivery of IT as services over the internet. Cloud users don't need to purchase or install software and companies don't have to run their own application and data servers; the cloud service providers ("CSPs") host applications and provide the computing power from their data centres.

What are the benefits and disadvantages of using the cloud?

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