Sheer inertia and habit mean that cloud computing is a firmly established industry term, with broad agreement on what it means. There is now almost equally universal acknowledgement that it is a poor metaphor, leading to semantic contortions like 'pillars of the cloud' or 'cloud architecture'.
It came into fairly general use originally because then, probably as now, 'internet computing' or even 'web computing' did not inspire trust. Millions of consumers now use what can...
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