A cloud server is a logical server that is built, hosted and delivered through a cloud computing platform over the Internet. Cloud servers possess and exhibit similar capabilities and functionality to a typical server but are accessed remotely from a cloud service provider. A cloud server may also be called a virtual server or virtual private sever.
Computing infrastructure that can be physical (bare metal), virtual or a mix of the two depending on use case.
Has all the capabilities of an on-premises server.
Enables users to process intensive workloads and store large volumes of information.
Automated services are accessed on demand through an API.
Gives users the choice of monthly or as-you-go payment.
Users can opt for a shared hosting plan that scales depending on needs