[LINK] Cloud Computing Services in Australia?

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Mon Nov 7 10:02:47 AEDT 2011

Roger Clarke wrote:
> At 9:40 +1100 7/11/11, Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
>> http://www.nist.gov/itl/cloud/index.cfm
>> The "shared pool of configurable computing resources" aspect is way
>> beyond the 1960s "service bureau" model.
> In a further paper on CC that I've got in draft form, I've shortened 
> the section on 'what's the difference from other forms of 
> outourcing?' down to 'virtualisation of the servers, i.e. 
> re-discovery that the term 'server' refers to software not hardware'.
actually server refers to services (applications) (integration of software, 
hardware, networking etc).

> Government Online Forum
> Internet World Australia '99 - August 2-4
> Marghanita da Cruz
> Abstract
> The universality of the Internet, has created a standard user interface to applications. Outsourcing and the evolution of common comprehensive software solutions, has lead to Vendors offering bureau services over the Internet - how will these "hosted applications", served over the Internet, differ from the facilities management offerings of the 1970s?

Marghanita da Cruz
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