The growing buzz around cloud computing sounds eerily familiar to the utility computing noise of a few years ago.
But there is a difference--or at least people in the business swear there is.
In reading blogs and speaking to a few people, I've found that cloud computing does indeed rehash some of the ideas of the past, but there are significant technology advances, notably virtualization, that set it apart.
One such cloud company, Elastra, launched on Tuesday its server for public and private clouds. Executives at another start-up, 3Tera, told me on Monday that later this year their AppLogic &… Read more