Any application that uses a website as a front-end or an interface is considered to be a web-based application. So long as someone is using a standard browser through any computer that is connected to the internet, they can access the application easily.
It is very evident that cloud application development is sharply rising (PDF). No one can deny that cloud computing has changed the way organizations use technology. Cloud computing has made computer resources cheap, easy to access and more scalable.
Nowadays, it’s standard procedure to prepare for cloud security. First and foremost, you need to consider and understand the three models of cloud computing: software-as-a-service (SaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS).