Let’s suppose “Company X” , has managed to move all of its IT services into one cloud. Now , let us imagine this is a Google Cloud. So, what ? What is this “sky wide pie” all about?
[Originally published 2010 June]
[Update 2015 Mar 30]
An very good article very much in the same direction has appeared on ZDNET.
[Originally published Dec 2013]
Really? How can a terminology hurt me ? Well it can: Indirectly through your wallet. And this is because PaaS/SaaS/IaaS v.s. Cloud nomenclature is not well understood. There is no consistent terminology. Thus people residing on this brave Cloud Computing Planet, do make fundamental mistakes that can cost them a lot. All just because of the initial misunderstandings on the terminology level.