Thursday February 27, 2020

Cloud: Background checks pay off

The success of any cloud service will often depend on the quality of the data centre behind it, writes Leslie Faughnan.

2nd June, 2012

Cloud is such a poor metaphor for our new form of remote or utility computing (the industry is afraid of 'internet computing') and really so vague that it has served to blur people's understanding.

So it should be emphasised that cloud computing is actually thoroughly down to earth.

It takes place on servers in data centres connected by very fast data pipes. Anything we run 'in the cloud' is actually taking place on a certain...

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