Cloud Computing. Edison CTO Executive Meeting, 2009 Scott Fraser, CTO/Co-Founder Portico Systems. What is it?. From Wikipedia :
Edison CTO Executive Meeting, 2009
Scott Fraser, CTO/Co-Founder
Cloud computing is a style of computing in which dynamically scalable and often virtualized resources are provided as a service over the Internet. Users need not have knowledge of, expertise in, or control over the technology infrastructure in the "cloud" that supports them.
Amazon EC2 and related services
Google App Engine
Value-added services riding on the above
Virtualized Hosting Providers, such as Xtium
On-demand Platforms such as EngineYard’s Solo
How do the commercial offerings differentiate?
Where does it make sense?
Infrastructure as an API