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Data Crush by Christopher Surdak

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cloud computing

the death of dedicated infrastructure

IF YOU ARE a business or technology professional in the 2010s, you have almost certainly heard about cloud computing. It seems that rarely a day goes by without your coming across some mention of the cloud in mainstream media and advertising. You probably use cloud services, such as iCloud, Dropbox, and Carbonite, and you’re probably leveraging cloud technology in some way with nearly all of the companies that you interact with every day. Today, cloud computing may be the most hyped innovation in the global business environment. It’s an example of the extreme commoditization of services and infrastructure that global markets are undergoing. (Commoditization is the almost complete lack of ...

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