[SATLUG] Private Clouds

Thomas Weeks tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org
Sun Apr 10 19:58:44 CDT 2011


Nice piece Ernest. :)

On Sunday, April 10, 2011 04:32:50 pm Ernest De Leon 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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> 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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