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Cloud computing for the enterprise: Part 1: Capturing the cloud application_services, cloud, cloud_computing, distributed_compute, infrastructure_svcs, platform_services, saas, smarter_planet, soa, software_as_service, web_2 false
Looking back to our recent technological past, it’s clear that the cloud computing movement has been coming in the time since distributed computing and its related technologies (like grid computing and SOA) gained widespread adoption. Cloud computing is now here, but many still have questions about this new technology. Part 1 of this article series discusses cloud computing in general, then dissects the layers of the cloud, presents the different cloud types, along with their benefits and drawbacks, and explains why this movement is important for enterprise developers.<br />
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