Class of Service (CoS)

Is a way of managing traffic in a network by grouping similar types of traffic and treating each type as a class with its own level of service priority.

Client management tool

Refers to desktop management software that automates system administration and supports functions that would otherwise be handled manually.
Configuration management tools image client systems, track inventory, deploy configuration changes, enforce configuration standards, and assist with troubleshooting.

Cloud Computing

Refers to delivering hosted services over the Internet. The services are divided into Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)

Cloud monitoring

Refers to monitoring of the performance of physical and virtual servers, the resources they share, and the applications running on them.

Cloud performance

Refers to monitoring servers and applications in private and public clouds. Cloud performance software helps identify instances where a particular application may require additional resources to prevent potential outages.

Cloud security

Is the set of security protocols, methodologies, and technologies that protect cloud resource availability and the data integrity in a cloud computing environment.

Cloud server

Is a logical server that is built, hosted, and delivered through a cloud computing platform over the Internet. Cloud servers possess and exhibit similar capabilities and functionality to a typical server, but are accessed remotely from a cloud service provider.

Cloud service

Is any resource that is provided over the Internet. Common cloud service resources include Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).