Date Added: Jun 2010
Salesforce.com's recent announcement of its VMforce platform for deploying Java applications is the latest in a long line of announcements from a wide range of vendors of such on-demand (Or cloud based if one prefer) offerings. Many will be confused by the range of offerings and the terminology used to describe them and will be unsure of the risk and benefits. Essentially there are three levels of on-demand offerings. These mirror the way IT is increasingly deployed internally.