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Cloud in a nut shell

Cloud is the most misunderstood and misused ( I would add over used ) term in the IT industry today. But if you want to understand Cloud at a high level, it can be categorized as three basic types of service

  1. Software-as-a-service, offered by vendors such as (CRM).
  2. Platform-as-a-service, which customers use to deploy software apps without having to own the tech
  3. Infrastructure-as-a-service, companies such as SoftLayer and RackSpace provide.


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