CLOUD COMPUTING

The newest threat to the cloud

The newest threat to cloud computing isn’t security or privacy but customer fatigue, according to a Forbes column.

Bob Evans writes, “Businesses are tired of hearing the tech industry squawk about whether this or that is a managed service or a faux cloud or a virtualized cumulonimbus cluster or a passing shower or black cloud of doom.”

 

 

Reader Comments

Thu, May 2, 2013 John Ray Washington DC

II very much agree with the article about the confusion factor created by the early designers of Cloud services. What is the real difference between software as a service vs. infrastructure as a service. The Cloud designers owe the using public an explanation to help clear the air what Cloud services are in a simple plain English conitext. That will help to clear the air of serveral years of confusion. I managed a major computing services program for nearly 12 years and have had concerns for many years about the confusion factor that was createdd by the different Cloud terms.

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