Cloud Operating System (Cloud OS)
Definition - What does Cloud Operating System (Cloud OS) mean?
A cloud operating system may also be called a virtual operating system.
Techopedia explains Cloud Operating System (Cloud OS)
For example, a cloud operating system developed to be used within a computing-specific environment will manage the processes and threads of a single or cluster of virtual machines and servers. Similarly, a light-end cloud OS might provide end users with pre-installed applications and services, accessed through an Internet browser.
Microsoft Windows Azure and Google Chrome OS are among current examples of cloud operating systems.