Today’s Cloud: Differences and Pitfalls

Over at InfoWorld, Jim Ditmore writes that it is important to understand the differences between Cloud offerings.

Typically, the cloud is envisioned as an accessible and low-cost compute utility in the sky that’s always available. Despite this lofty promise, companies will need to select and build their cloud environment carefully to avoid fracturing their computing capabilities, locking themselves into a single, higher-cost environment, diminishing their ability to differentiate themselves and gain competitive advantage — or all three.

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