Date Added: Mar 2010
The usage of cloud services is seeing explosive growth, offering compelling, scalable, and elastic solutions in addition to benefits such as on demand, pay-per-use, and even resilience over existing Internet protocols. Because of this, vendors of all types are marketing a broad spectrum of products and solutions as "Cloud Services," even relabeling their existing products with cloud terms. As a result, many organizations, and often individual business units, are jumping headlong into cloud computing, or - at the other extreme - trying to avoid it however possible. Because there is so much hype and confusion around the word and the concept, HP approaches cloud services as an opportunity to re-examine both business.