19 Nov Clouds in IT future
The 1990’s saw business IT move from mainframe computing to client-server setups—an architecture that reduced costs and enabled true, workgroup computing. The tradeoff, however, was hard-coded stacks of hardware, middleware, and applications that were inflexible and difficult to modify.
Now, the market is moving beyond client-server to cloud computing, a more open, interoperable environment that promises software-as-a-service and other innovative consumption models.
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