NIST defines cloud computing as ldquoa model for enabling ubiquitous convenient ondemand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interactionrdquo

NIST defines cloud computing as “a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction.”

Why Cloud Computing Makes Business Better for SMBs

It’s not simply a cost-saving alternative to the established IT model: it’s a better approach for small to medium-sized businesses to operate efficiently, responsively, and cost-effectively Benefits of integrated business systems Shop-floor management systems Opportunities to improve capabilities, performance

Small to Medium-sized Businesses (SMB) make up nearly all of the metalcasting market. While the definition of SMB varies, a good range for the metalcasting industry would be: Small, 1 to 49 employees; medium (low-end range), 50 to 249 employees; medium (high-end range), 250 to 499 employees; large, 500 and more employees.

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