re: 10 Ways Government Clouds Have Changed This Year
Point 5: I don't think it was ever the goal, exactly, of cloud proponents to reduce the number of data centers. Granted, it was a goal of federal IT managers to reduce the total number of federal data centers. But look at the growth in smart phone use -- where do people think all those apps are running? On their phones? No, they're in a cloud data center, and lots of data centers have been needed to power those apps, On the other hand, moving bits around is more efficient than people searching store to store for the item they want, or finding the next coffee bar they visit.