Some people say cloud computing does not exist, it is just someone else’s computer! We think that is cute but the fact is cloud computing is a huge megatrend with big positive impacts on just about every other aspects of the IT world. Think of cloud computing as a business model. It is a model pioneered by Amazon (in this context the history of cloud computing really started in November 2006, as captured in a Business Week cover story articles titled “Jeff Bezos’ Risky Bet“.
We track the most important context on cloud computing here in ways that can help you make the most of this powerful megatrend.