CLOUD COMPUTING

Introduction to “☁ Dictionary” This new Section or Blog Category is dedicated to a new project generated by the permanent needs for clear definition and clarification of ambiguities. ☁ Dictionary will host most popular names, concepts, abbreviations, and cloud history players. Will be a dictionary section, but don’t expect traditional descriptions ordered in alphabetical hierarchy. It is more interesting to post new definitions, coming from most popular terms established by simple statistic and content conjectural criteria. For a more accurate and objective content ☁ Dictionary will try to present multiple definitions, keeping historical context and paternity. Due to templates constraints I … Continue reading CLOUD COMPUTING

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GARTNER’s DEFINITIONS ABOUT CLOUD (4)

Let’s continue our “Cloud Definition” Journey to better term of cloud-computing, making a criss-cross between different definitions of cloud. It’s easy to see the term “cloud computing” is being loosely applied and defined differently in the market by users and vendors. The better understandings of cloud perspectives and properly setting of clear expectations are key factors in cloud adoption and migration results. This time I’m posting the Gartner definitions and specific perspectives about cloud. According Gartner high experience in the cloud research, the term “cloud computing” is being loosely applied and defined differently, and it’s creating a lot of confusion … Continue reading GARTNER’s DEFINITIONS ABOUT CLOUD (4)

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GARTNER VP DARYL PLUMMER ABOUT CLOUD

VIP About Cloud Daryl Plummer, Managing VP & Gartner Fellow, is unanimity recognised as a master in the absolute concise and accurate observation. Here are very interesting personal considerations related to six key points about cloud technologies and cloud adoption, delivered as a formidable ‘state of the cloud’ report during the last traditional Gartner Symposium. 1. “If you have to know how it works, it’s not cloud” – one of the most concise and comprehensive definition of cloud… If a customer could know anything about how is working services in the cloud, then it’s not a real cloud. 2. “There … Continue reading GARTNER VP DARYL PLUMMER ABOUT CLOUD

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IDC CLOUD DEFINITIONS (3)

Searching more interesting cloud definitions let’s take a look to IDC, which is coming from a long period of IT industry research and cumulated value expertise. IDC research is contemporary with major technology evolution, giving to IDC analysts a very comprehensive perception of cloud computing phenomenon. To better reflect this, I will show some cloud definitions made on IDC Exchange blog in 2008, and few actual comments extracted from an IDC Market Spotlight from the beginning of 2013. As a research and analyse company, IDC takes market definitions and taxonomies very seriously, making difference between the real market trends and … Continue reading IDC CLOUD DEFINITIONS (3)

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CLOUD DEFINITIONS: LET’S START WITH NIST

Ignoring the opacity of many peoples to come with coherent argument pro-, and against cloud, in the last months I was bad surprised to see how fundamental different are the cloud computing concept understanding. Starting from this, the lack of coherence in basically point of view is not generating progress, being the hidden source for a lot of confusions. In this context and because the main purpose of the content of cloud☁mania is to be a reliable source for cloud alphabetization, I hope nobody will consider boring  a special cloud ABC blog category dedicated to cloud definitions. As everybody is agreeing cloud computing … Continue reading CLOUD DEFINITIONS: LET’S START WITH NIST

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