Rapid Elasticity

Rapid Elasticity definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): Capabilities can be elastically provisioned and released, in some cases automatically, to scale rapidly outward and inward commensurate with demand. To the consumer, the capabilities available for provisioning often appear to be unlimited and can be appropriated in any quantity at any time.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-145

Capabilities can be rapidly and elastically provisioned, in some cases automatically, to scale rapidly outward and inward commensurate with demand. To the consumer, the capabilities available for provisioning often appear to be unlimited and can be appropriated in any quantity at any time.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-146 (NIST SP 800-145)

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary