Cloud Computing Glossary

Welcome to Atlantic Technologies’ Cloud Computing Glossary!

We are pleased to provide our glossary, which defines the key terminology that applies to Cloud Computing and Software as a Service (SaaS). The purpose of our Cloud Computing Glossary is to help our clients better understand this technology in all its aspects and meanings.

Cloud Computing is the term that describes a computing environment that differs from the traditional model of software and hardware delivery; providing software, operational platforms and IT infrastructure as a service via the Internet. Some of the main terms which are included in this glossary are: Big Data, Business Intelligence, CRM, etc.

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Artificial Intelligence hardware and software systems enabling machine to complete tasks that previously relied on [Read more]


Big Data Big data is the term used to describe a collection of data so extensive in terms of volume, speed, and variety that [Read more]


Blockchain, literally “block chain”, is a decentralized, distributed digital ledger that allows the sharing of transactions between [Read more]


Business Intelligence allows businesses to analyze, compile, and aggregate all business data. Collect a full picture of all [Read more]


Chatbot refers to software that can simulate an intelligent conversation, reaching users in a quick and personalized [Read more]


Cloud Computing service that allows data processing and storage on a networked computer. Data is stored on multiple [Read more]


CRM has the goal of effectively managing the business of all interactions that come into existence with potential and existing [Read more]


Cyber Security refers to a set of practices, measures, and technologies that are fundamental for the prevention of [Read more]


Data Integrity refers to the guarantee with which a set of information is managed during the creation and storage process [Read more]


Data Intelligence refers to all analytical tools and methods employed to form a better understanding of the informations  [Read more]


Data Management Platform refers to a software with the objective of collecting information related to digital users [Read more]


Data Mining o Data extraction is the process of collecting, aggregating and sorting data. Its goal is to identify future [Read more]


Dreamforce the largest event in the world dedicated to technological innovation. Organized by Salesforce [Read more]


ERP is a management control system that integrates all business processes in a company: it coordinates resources and [Read more]


ETL refers to the process (Extract, Transform, Load) of data preparation, coming from various sources and their [Read more]


Gartner Magic Quadrant  is a graphical representation that illustrates the competitive value of the world’s principal [Read more]


Internet of Things is the network of physical objects that contain the technology needed to communicate and interact [Read more]


Machine Learning is a subset of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and in particular, refers to a method of data analysis that allows [Read more]


On-Premise indicates on-site software installed and managed through local computers at a business as opposed to [Read more]


STEM literally means Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This abbreviation refers to [Read more]