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Cloud networking is the sourcing or utilization of one or more network resources and services from the cloud.
It entails shifting some or all network operations onto a cloud-based network. The network resources are hosted on a public, private or hybrid cloud platform. Network resources can be virtual routers, bandwidth, virtual firewall, any network management software and more.
There are two types of cloud networking:
Cloud networking may involve solutions such as interconnecting multiple virtual private servers or connecting a virtual machine with cloud storage.