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November 26, 2008

Apps That Live Where the Air Is Rarified, Part 2

Jim Offner

Some “applications” are misnomers of a sort, which may indicate how undeveloped cloud computing is currently, said Charles King, principal with Pund-IT.

“Oddly enough, I’m not sure that true cloud innovation is happening quite yet at the application level,” King told TechNewsWorld. “Instead, we’re seeing a variety of what people call ‘cloud-enabled’ or ‘cloud-oriented’ apps and services that don’t seem terribly different from pre-cloud-hosted apps and services. ‘Cloud,’ in these cases, seems more a marketing term than a technical differentiator.”

Full story at LinuxInsider