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Cloud computing, while not a new concept, has emerged to become the dominant trend in information technology. Recent software and hardware developments and the ubiquitous availability of broadband services have made cloud computing a disruptive force.

It is a style of computing where massively scalable information technology-related capabilities are provided to users as a subscription-based or pay-per-use service that is accessible in real time over the Internet to multiple external customers. It can extend the existing capabilities of an IT department and provide significant economies of scale. Most organizations that are currently accessing the cloud are using it to supplement their existing IT capabilities. In time, many may choose to move all of the computing needs to the cloud.

Cloud computing allows companies to avoid up-front infrastructure costs and allows organizations to focus on their core businesses instead of spending time and money on computer infrastructure. Cloud computing allows enterprises to get their applications up and running faster, with improved manageability and less maintenance, and enables IT teams to more rapidly adjust resources to meet fluctuating and unpredictable business demand.[ Cloud providers typically use a "pay as you go" model.

Amazon, through its Amazon Web Services (AWS) division, is the dominant player in the space. Other significant competitors include Microsoft, Google, IBM, Salesforce Dell and Rackspace.



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1565Coronavirus has led to a 775 percent increase in usage of Microsoft Azure cloud Glenn Petersen1Sunday
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1563Microsoft just announced its Azure Cloud business has shifter its Hardware CPU cdvdw©-last Saturday
1562 Wedbush Says COVID-19 Driving 'Massive' Shift to Cloud Computing; Sees Sam1March 27
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1560Storj’s Decentralized Cloud Storage Service ‘Tardigrade’ Goes Live CoinDesk MarGlenn Petersen-March 20
1559Africa’s cloud computing boom creates data centre gold rush Continent’s capacitGlenn Petersen-March 4
1558Cloud Computing Is Not the Energy Hog That Had Been Feared February 27, 2020 NeGlenn Petersen1February 27
1557Recurring revenue streams from SaaS startups may soon get securitized, ushering Glenn Petersen-February 23
1556Google Cuts Jobs at Cloud-Computing Group Aaron Tilley and Robert McMillan wsj.FUBHO-February 14
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1554CIA reportedly seeking to hire multiple providers for new cloud computing contraGlenn Petersen-February 5
1553 Cloud Race Gets More Interesting--and Confusing MARKETWATCH 7:00 AM ET 2/5/202Sam1February 5
1552Alphabet discloses YouTube ad revenues of $15.15 billion, cloud revenues of $8.9Glenn Petersen1February 3
1551In a November 2019 cover story about legacy tech companies, Barron’s wrote that Glenn Petersen1January 31
1550How three wireless technologies will soon ignite the edge computing revolution Glenn Petersen-January 30
1549 Cloud, Windows sales power Microsoft earnings above Wall Street estimates REUTSam2January 29
1548Microsoft Earnings Release FY20 Q2 Microsoft Commercial Strength Powers SeconSam-January 29
1547 Microsoft Fiscal Q2 Results Top Street View as Earnings Up 37% YOY MT NEWSWIRSam-January 29
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1545www.sdxcentral.com /articles/news/verizon-exec-launches-privafy-challenges-firewFUBHO-January 22
1544Google Cloud Powers Up on IBM Power Systems - SDxCentral www.sdxcentral.com /arFUBHO1January 14
1543 Google Brass Set 2023 as Deadline to Beat Amazon, Microsoft in Cloud Nick FUBHO112/18/2019
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