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Oracle Clarifies #Cloud Computing Terminology #IaaS #CloudServices #Oracle

January 21, 2013

This week when Oracle rolled out what it described as an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offering, it got a lot of tongues wagging among cloud computing purists….

…Regardless of the terminology, Juan Loaiza, senior vice president for Oracle software development, says customers shouldn’t allow a debate about the definition of cloud computing stand in the way of taking advantage of a really good deal ….

…It may be too early to put aside existing cloud computing terminology all together. But we’re rapidly approaching the point where despite the best efforts of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the term is becoming another meaningless buzzword. You can argue all day long whether that’s a good or bad thing, but it won’t change any of the facts on the IT ground no matter how hard you try…..

Read the full artcicle here: http://www.itbusinessedge.com/blogs/it-unmasked/oracle-clarifies-cloud-computing-terminology.html

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