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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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1544Google Cloud Powers Up on IBM Power Systems - SDxCentral www.sdxcentral.com /arFUBHO-last Tuesday
1543 Google Brass Set 2023 as Deadline to Beat Amazon, Microsoft in Cloud Nick FUBHO112/18/2019
1542Amazon Faces Widening U.S. Antitrust Scrutiny in Cloud Business By Dina Bass, Glenn Petersen-12/5/2019
1541With Outposts, Local Zones, and Verizon, AWS looks beyond the cloud THE AWS TAKGlenn Petersen-12/3/2019
1540Commentary: Andy Jassy aims to reinvent Amazon Web Services for the cloud’s nextGlenn Petersen-12/3/2019
1539[youtube video] How Kubernetes WorksGlenn Petersen-11/24/2019
1538Cloud Wars...the international edition: Hawley bill targets Apple and TikTok tiGlenn Petersen-11/18/2019
1537Salesforce announces it’s moving Marketing Cloud to Microsoft Azure Ron Miller@Glenn Petersen111/14/2019
1536OpenText acquires data backup and security platform Carbonite for $1.42 billion Glenn Petersen-11/11/2019
1535Microsoft Unveils Platform for Minting Enterprise-Ready Crypto Tokens Ian AllisGlenn Petersen111/4/2019
1534The reference to Warren in the headline to this piece is mostly just clickbait. Sam110/30/2019
1533Microsoft snags hotly contested $10 billion defense contract, beating out AmazonGlenn Petersen110/25/2019
1532These iterations within the software industry will continue for some time, its ddvdw©-10/20/2019
1531From Communism To Coding: How Daniel Dines Of $7 Billion UiPath Became The FirsGlenn Petersen110/20/2019
1530h/t Julius Wong How Amazon.com moved into the business of U.S. elections NandiGlenn Petersen110/20/2019
1529In case you missed it MSFT has partnered with QCOM for IOT connectivity. This mdvdw©110/15/2019
1528Because I prefer posting in sequence of 3....this is very relevant to our subjecdvdw©-10/14/2019
1527This 2018 piece needs to be re read....in case you missed it. stratechery.com dvdw©110/14/2019
1526Oh Really? Top experts in quantum technology from around the globe will gather advdw©-10/14/2019
1525Not sure this belongs here, but I know there are some Chicago folks among the reSam-10/10/2019
1524Inside Microsoft and Google Cloud’s battle for the enterprise The competitive lGlenn Petersen110/6/2019
1523Homeland Security moves its biometric database to the cloud in another win for AGlenn Petersen110/4/2019
1522How Amazon and Silicon Valley Seduced the Pentagon Tech moguls like Jeff Bezos Glenn Petersen-8/22/2019
1521[graphic]FUBHO18/16/2019
1520Pentagon puts $10B contract on hold after Trump swipe at Amazon Glenn Petersen-8/2/2019
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