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Re: Which Cloud Is Right for You?
Posted by: Owen Garrett 2010-08-02 10:11:44
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There's no question that the substantial growth of the cloud computing market has become a hot topic, generating almost as much debate and conversation as it has confusion. Many etailers have already realized the benefits of cloud computing, but the different types of public and private clouds and cloud services -- such as Infrastructure as a Service , Software as a Service and Platform as a Service, all grouped under the "cloud computing" banner -- make it difficult for businesses to decide how to make the transition when shifting to the cloud.

Amazon EC2 is good
Posted by: BoxerFan 2010-08-02 10:37:32 In reply to: Owen Garrett
This is a nice article keep it up. As far as iam concerned, i find Amazon EC2 service better,

"However, it's important for companies to assess how the functionality of an application meets its business objectives before turning to SaaS. By comparing in-house and SaaS-based applications, a company can evaluate the differences in the applications' functionality and costs.
Since SaaS applications are typically accessed remotely using a Web browser, they are typically more accessible, but they generally offer much less scope for customization and may not perform as well as local applications."

True very True
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