Cloud Foundations: Cloud 101October 27, 2010 No Comments
In a remarkably short time, cloud computing has emerged as a hugely important evolution in the way that businesses and individuals consume and operate computing.
However, for something that is in many ways at the fore of where information technology is headed, it can still be a challenge to get your arms around what cloud computing is exactly.
This whitepaper aims to make sense of it all for audiences that haven’t been deeply involved in the details of cloud computing as it has rapidly evolved. It lays out the characteristics of a cloud computing infrastructure. It discusses some of the things that cloud computing isn’t, even if they’re often conflated in customers’ and prospects’ minds. It describes the forms that cloud computing can take and how different types of technology providers and consumers of technology relate to each other.CLOUD COMPUTING, Featured White Papers