Get up to speed on the latest trends in cloud computing. In this thirty-minute course, you'll gain a better understanding of what cloud computing is, how it delivers real-world business value and what to expect from the industry in the next 12-18 months. The course is delivered in seven easy-to-consume videos. The first half of the course is dedicated to what you need to know about the "NIST definition" of cloud computing. The second half of the course is about looking forward - what are the primary business drivers of cloud technology, who are the key players right now and how will the industry landscape evolve and adapt in the coming year?