Cloud Computing Technology of Future in India, Says Expert
Chandigarh, Jan. 11 -- The Society for Promotion of Science and Technology in India organised its monthly lecture at the physics department at Panjab University here on Saturday. The topic for lecture was 'cloud computing and its future'.
Chandra Shekhar of Dell Computers and Pawan Behl, chief executive officer, Electro Photo Equipment Pvt Ltd, were the main speakers on the occasion.
The lecture was attended by members of the society, students, teachers of computer science from Chandigarh colleges and professors.
The speakers apprised the audience of the concept of 'cloud' and its potential in the world of computers.
They said that cloud computing was closely linked to 'virtualisation' aimed at optimising CPU usage and allowed the use of many operating systems on the same hardware - the cloud.
With the advent of cloud computing, the burden of data storage would shift from the desk-top or lap-top to servers and data can be accessed from anytime and anywhere. Thus the clouding computing would lead to economy of using information and communication technology services resulting in lower costs, the speakers stated. …