Amazon Web Services (AWS) by Amazon.com are on-demand computing resources and services hosted on the cloud via a pay-as-you-go pricing model with no upfront investment. Services include data storage, databases, servers, high-performance computing, and more. All services are provided with both point-and-click interface and a suite of powerful API tools.
CrashPlan is a cloud backup solution. It allows individual users to control backups of their desktop computers while allowing the user's department to maintain control over access.
CrashPlan backs up data automatically, with no user effort or intervention required, and enables users to quickly and easily restore their own data. CrashPlan is ideally suited for desktops and small file workloads that do not change often. It is not designed to back up busy servers.
Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure for building, deploying and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. It provides both PaaS and IaaS services and supports many different programming languages, tools and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems.
Information and Educational Technology (IET) offers a Private Cloud Service hosted in a VMWare environment. Server Virtualization has become a mainstream solution to help address these issues providing a scalable, cost effective, efficiently managed virtualization environment for the campus.