One of the most common statements made by IT vendors and "experts" about cloud-computing models is that somehow the economic crisis of the last few years is pushing enterprises to use cloud to save money on IT operations costs. Statements like the following are all too common:
The trend toward cloud computing, or Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), has accelerated during the economic crisis.
Or this one:
The fact that cloud computing is becoming a growing focus of attention right now seems to be no accident. "It is clear that the economic crisis is accelerating the adoption of cloud computing,&… Read more