Terms such as 'data centre', 'cloud' and 'software as a service' (SaaS) are becoming increasingly common, but what do they actually mean? What is the cloud all about? The following article outlines these concepts and describes how they can benefit railway companies. the focus here will be on resource planning, which sets exacting standards for the performance and stability of IT systems.
Dr Manuel Scholz: Cloud Computing for Railway Companies: Setting the Course for greater Flexibility, in: BtoB RailMag, 2019/2020