The increased use of SaaS and other cloud computing solutions has made the stocks of some providers especially attractive buys as consumers look to get back into the stock market with the economy finally on its way to recovery, according to

Yahoo, Google and CRM solutions provider are listed as some of the premier stock options with ties to cloud computing. Google has over $20 billion in cash and no debt. As cloud computing continues its ascent, companies like Google and SalesForce could grow and become even more attractive buys.

As security protocol becomes more advanced, the popularity and value of these stocks will increase. Only adding to the appeal of SaaS solutions, and the appeal of their stocks, are- the environmentally friendly concepts that cloud computing lends itself to.

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced recently that the state of California's IT operations will all be cloud-based by this summer for environmental and financial reasons. Also, the United States Air Force and IBM agreed to collaborate on a cloud used solely for Air Force operations.ADNFCR-2553-ID-19630135-ADNFCR