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Cloud computing. Some argue it‘s nothing more than a
re-dressed virtualization trend from the 1960s. Otherssay cloud is the same concept as computer
and that analysts and pundits should move along as
there‘s nothing new here. That‘s pure
hogwash.Think of cloud as a service of computational power,
storage and more, much like the service you‘d get from
a utility company. The cloud allows you to plug into arequired capability
—whether it‘s for print servers or
analytics.Cloud computing is typically available on a metered basiswhen demanded, and can be accessed via self-servicemethods
simply plug in via a portal and access what
you need. And it‘s delivered via a host of technologies,
software, processes, devices and physical locations that
power this ―service‖.
This collection includes articles on cloud computingconcepts, trends, delivery models and challenges. Allarticles are written by Paul Barsch, a technologymarketing executive at a $2.4B analytics company basedin the United States.
Fortune 500marketing director Paul Barsch hasworked in technologyfor fifteen years atcompanies such as: