The cloud infrastructure is provisioned for open use by the general public. It may be owned, managed, and operated by a business, academic, or government organization, or some combination of them. It exists on the premises of the cloud provider and is a form of providing public cloud services and a Cloud Service Providers business model.
Reference: https://www.service-architecture.com/articles/cloud-computing/cloud_computing_definition.html and https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/Legacy/SP/nistspecialpublication800-145.pdfSource: VRE-architecture working group literature study on workspace views02/13/19
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