A vocabulary or clavis, is an alphabetical list of terms in a particular domain of knowledge with the definitions for those terms.

This is the first part of four of our GDPR Glossary. GDPR is an EU regulation to be implemented on the 25th May 2018 which seeks to give people more control over how organisations use their data, introduce greater penalties for organisations who fail to comply with these rules and greater protection for those that suffer a breach of data.

Microsoft Azure is a cloud service from the global software giant, Microsoft. Azure offers a vast range of useful compute and application resources. These are all offered on-demand and in a cost-effective manner which helps businesses scale and grow. Hopefully, like me, you can learn from this glossary even complicated sounding terminology usually has a simple explanation. Which can be useful when developing your knowledge on technical topics.

Amazon Web Services – the division of Amazon that sells cloud computing services – has grown rapidly since its release in March 2006 eleven years ago. Amazon has disclosed that they have more than a million active customers every month. Due to this reach, it is important for those interested in the technology sector to understand what exactly it is.

Entering into the world of technology can be a daunting prospect for those without a prior understanding of the technical jargon involved. Cloud is one of the key buzzwords in the technology sector today, but for those that are new to the technology industry it can be difficult to get to grips with what it all means.