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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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1638I evaluate technology for companies and consult on IT strategy. A few years ago Sun Tzu1September 29
1637How IBM lost the cloud Insiders say that marketing missteps and duplicated deveGlenn Petersen-September 29
1636The Great Enterprise Intelligence Arms Race Joe Williams and Tom Krazit ProtocGlenn Petersen1September 27
1635Google is slashing the amount it keeps from sales on its cloud marketplace as prGlenn Petersen-September 26
1634Europe’s OVHcloud Readies Possible $4.7 Billion IPO France-based cloud servicesGlenn Petersen-September 19
1633Thomas Kurian shows he’s not afraid to bench long-timers at Google Cloud as he pGlenn Petersen2September 17
1632h/t Frank Sully Canalys Shows China’s Cloud Infrastructure Market Has Hit $6.6 Glenn Petersen-September 15
1631Box CEO Aaron Levie is in the fight of his life for his cloud company On ThursdGlenn Petersen-September 8
1630How Amazon’s cloud business generates billions in profit PUBLISHED SUN, SEP 5 2Glenn Petersen-September 5
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1628Microsoft challenges NSA cloud contract reportedly awarded to Amazon PUBLISHED Glenn Petersen-August 12
1627NSA Awards Secret $10 Billion Contract to Amazon Much of the NSA’s most prized Glenn Petersen-August 10
1626Battle for the Cloud, Once Amazon vs. Microsoft, Now Has Many Fronts Customers Glenn Petersen-July 25
1625Pentagon cancels $10 billion JEDI cloud contract that Amazon and Microsoft were Glenn Petersen-July 6
1624Startups Race Microsoft to Find Better Ways to Cool Data Centers Nonconducting Glenn Petersen1June 26
1623Drought-stricken communities push back against data centers As cash-strapped ciGlenn Petersen-June 21
1622Six predictions for the future of the edge The edge is going to change the way Glenn Petersen-June 17
1621Kill the console Protocol June 11, 2021 Few business models are more lucrativeGlenn Petersen-June 11
1620The Cost of Cloud, a Trillion Dollar Paradox by Sarah Wang and Martin Casado Glenn Petersen-June 9
1619Google wins cloud deal from Elon Musk’s SpaceX for Starlink internet connectivitGlenn Petersen-May 13
1618Pentagon Weighs Ending JEDI Cloud Project Amid Amazon Court Fight With $10 billGlenn Petersen-May 10
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