Cloud: Gathering clouds and a wind of change
From the pioneering work of Salesforce and VMware to an explosion in public and private cloud platforms, Ian Campbell explores a paradigm shift in ICT.
More than a decade ago, it was Sales force.com that pioneered Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), delivering its hosted CRM application over the web and quickly finding a customer base. The move did not go unnoticed and by the early noughties even Microsoft was talking about Application Service Providers, a phrase that died while the model evolved.
As the decade progressed, big enterprise vendors introduced the idea of utility computing and on-demand services, with infrastructure as well...
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