[LINK] 'Cloud Computing METAPHOR doesn't fly'

Roger Clarke Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Tue Sep 28 17:15:08 EST 2010


At 8:40 +0200 28/9/10, Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
>   .... but what's all this got to do with "cloud computing"?
>
>Virgin outsourced its systems to Navitaire and their web site
><http://www.navitaire.com/> doesn't mention cloud computing.
>
>Looks like another journalist's vivid imagination.

Sheesh, it took a while.

My sole justification was a lame visual pun on airlines.

Although I still think cloud computing is for the birds ...

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