[SATLUG] Private Clouds

Robert Pearson e2eiod at gmail.com
Sun Apr 10 19:26:41 CDT 2011


On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 3:32 PM, Ernest De Leon <edeleonjr at gmail.com> wrote:
> For those that want more insight into what cloud or cloud computing is (and
> what it is not), I have written about it at length on my blog (
> www.siliconwhisperer.com) There is definitely a huge push to 'cloud wash'
> products now adays like there was a push to 'green wash' things when the
> environmental movement gained steam. Most of my consulting engagements these
> days are with CIOs/CTOs and other Executive level IT Managers to help them
> understand what exactly 'cloud' is and how they can leverage cloud in their
> organizations. Needless to say, it becomes harder as more manufacturers
> cloud wash everything from hardware to services.
>
> Ernest
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>

Very true.

>
> On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 2:31 PM, Chris Hudson <chrishudson at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 10:50 AM, John Pappas <j at jvpappas.net> wrote:
>>
>> >   In my estimation, Cloud=Automated Virtualization
>> > or Automated Provisioning;
>>
>>
>>
>>  Well said, this is the definition of cloud computing as I understand it
>> based on what I have learned so far.
>> Unfortunately there seem to be a lot of things, especially in the area of
>> virtualization, that are called "cloud" these days when they really are
>> not.
>>  This is what makes the whole definition of cloud computing confusing to
>> the
>> public.
>>
>>  --Chris
>>
>>
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