Web-based software, storage, and other services are enticing alternatives to do-it-yourself IT. But different cloud vendors have different strengths. When people talk about “plugging into the IT cloud,” they generally have something very simple in mind-browser access to an application hosted on the Web. Cloud computing is certainly that, but it’s also much more. What follows is the longer, more detailed explanation.
Date added: 08/13/2008Cloud Computing Utility Computing