Webinar on Cloud Computing

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School of Engineering, GD Goenka University organized a webinar on Cloud Computing for 1st year students of Computer Science and Engineering . The main objective of the webinar was to familiarize the students about the concept of cloud computing and its applications in different domains. Cloud computinginvolves deploying groups of remote servers and software networks that allow centralized data storage and online access to computer services or resources.

The webinar was a live session delivered by experts from Cognitel. Cognitel Pvt. Ltd. is a Telecom and IT services company with specialization in Consulting, Research and Training. It is Huawei’s Authorized Institute, which train students and professionals in various advanced technologies.The webinar was for one hour duration and started with basics of cloud computing. It revolved around different types of cloud, architecture of cloud computing, and cloud computing characteristics.

Scope of cloud computing and its benefits were further discussed. Some of the benefits explained were secure storage and management, scalability, sustainability, low total cost ownership, high level computing, location independence etc. Different service models and deployment models of cloud computing were also discussed.

The webinar was very interactive in which students asked their queries related to the topics discussed. Students requested for more such webinars in coming days.

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