[LINK] 'Cloud Computing doesn't fly'
brd at iimetro.com.au
Tue Sep 28 17:22:53 EST 2010
On 28/09/2010 9:06 AM, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
> 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.
> No Bernard,
> It isn't just the Journalist. There seems to be a
> repositioning of the meaning of the cloud. I stopped in my
> tracks recently, when someone referred to the National Golf
> Handicap computer system as the Cloud.
Yes, It seems to be the IT industry's usual practice. A new concept
comes along and, hey presto, all the vendors have had it for years.
email: brd at iimetro.com.au
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