Is what we now call “Cloud” just a data center in disguise? Is its fate to disappear as soon as the next IT trend come around?
In the case of the Cloud, we are witnessing is something truly new. Something that significantly pushes forward human endeavors in the IT field. Nevertheless, what is Cloud and why is it so different?
First, we need to understand what the cloud is not. Despite what data center builders and investors might say, it is not just another data center; it is not a building full of servers for rent.