Monthly Archives: February 2012
Posted on February 7, 2012 by EditorCloud Computing – It’s Here to Stay By John Chaney Every now and then, we will be having guest bloggers to contribute to our pages. For this post on cloud computing, we welcome John Chaney, co-founder of Dexter + Cheney, a Seattle-based company that specializes in construction management software. “The cloud” seems to be everywhere – I think every time I turn on the television, I see a commercial for something “in the cloud.” Not too long ago, I saw commercials from a well-known company that proclaimed in a super-hero-like fashion, “To the cloud!” And most recently, we’ve heard quite a bit about the iCloud. I’d be understating the obvious if I said that cloud computing is the latest buzzword. However, I think there are a number of misconceptions about what the cloud really is, and what it means for businesses large and small.
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