Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1818-9601 (Print)
ISSN 2541-8998 (Online)


«Cloud technologies» as a Stage in the Development of the Information Society

Information technologies have multifold impact on the social development. Initially the Internet was deliberately formed as a network structure that has no single point of control. It became a symbol of decentralization and successes that can be achieved with the help of this organizing principle. «Cloud technologies» in the 2010s have made considerable adjustments to the global structure of information flows.