Date Added: Jan 2013
Cloud computing has been on the horizon of most CIOs for the better part of half a decade. Cloud computing represents the next evolutionary step for computing. Decades ago, the mainframe era kicked off computing. This phase lasted about 20 years, eventually giving way to the client/server era. Organizations began to locate more employees in branch offices, giving rise to Internet computing. Now the industry finds itself in the midst of another transformation — the shift to cloud computing.
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