5 Ways Cloud Computing Is Like Open Source This Looks Familiar When cloud computing was in its very early stages there were very mixed views as to what it would bring to the future of the IT industry. The industry was divided between the proponents of the positive and negative outcomes of cloud computing. This reaction was very much the same when open source was first introduced. During the early 2000’s, during the great open source debate, many IT professionals put down open source in favor of proprietary software saying that something which does not undergo the rigorous testing and
Microsoft ventures big into the Indian cloud market On April 12, Microsoft announced its biggest collaboration in the cloud segment by working with India’s AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) to setup up its Live@Edu cloud solution at over 10,000 colleges in India. This could potentially bring 7.5 million new users to its cloud and can portend a big expansion in this market in the future. Though Microsoft claims it as a corporate social responsibility initiative as the solution is given for free, it is a smart business move that could open up a huge market for cloud computing.