Cloud computing reflects a new consumption, supplement, and delivery model for IT services. It offers the computing processing power, storage, network bandwidth, software usage, software development, testing, security, identity etc. as services over the Internet.
Ministry of Communications and Information Technology addresses Cloud Computing, Data Centers, Integrated Solutions, and Web 2.0 as top priorities currently in the international ICT agenda.
Towards this end, many MoUs have been signed with foreign authorities in Germany, Malaysia, and Singapore for the purpose of sharing their expertise in terms of preparing Egyptian calibers to join this new industry.
Cloud computing offers tremendous cost-effectiveness by providing a “pay per use” model and ensures professional management of the infrastructure. It is fair to say that this model is bound to change the façade of IT usage across the world in the immediate near future.