Cloud computing isn’t going to be vapor much longer, Gartner said Tuesday

Gartner’s top 10 Strategy Technology Areas for 2010

Gartner Top 10 2010 

Via Annie Shum’s blog entry at MIT CIO Symposium blog.

This is very interesting and reinforces the strong interest I’ve been observing with cloud computing.  In addition, when you have access to computing resources that you can rent for the period that you require it, it opens up the potential for crunching large data volumes and numbers. Before cloud computing, you had to purchase all your own infrastructure and amortize it, over say a period of three years. This is now no longer the case.

It will be interesting to see what applications evolve!


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