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A Better Cloud Computing Analogy

by Tom Bittman  |  September 22, 2009  |  9 Comments

I was discussing cloud computing with a client today, trying to find a good market analogy to position how cloud computing would evolve. The electricity utility example doesn’t work. Neither does the water utility. There are two reasons: (1) Computing is a rapidly evolving technology, and (2) Service requirements vary widely for computing. Electricity production [...]

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