What is Cloud Computing? – Bamboozled by the Cloud
What is Cloud Computing?
Cloud computing is the on-demand delivery of compute power, database storage, applications, and other IT resources through a cloud services platform via the internet with pay-as-you-go pricing.
Bamboozled by the Cloud
A few months back, I took the outrageous (to some) position of comparing the public cloud to a black hole. I claimed it was like a black hole because it would suck all the IT capabilities and expertise out of your organization, and eventually suck in your business as well. Or perhaps, like Marc Andreessen, I should say “eat”, as in: “software is eating entire industries.”