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Cloud – Latest Hype or Old News?

20.5.2011 by Jenn Granger

Several UKFast team members attended the Enterprise Cloud Computing & Virtualisation Conference in London this week. The event was very well-attended, with senior decision makers from a range of large brands highlighting the huge interest in cloud. There were a variety of speakers creating some interesting debates at the UKFast Cloud Bar between sessions. With all of the buzz surrounding cloud, you'd be forgiven for thinking that it is a new concept. However, it's actually a well-established and proven technology. In 1962, J.C.R Licklider of Massachusetts Institute of Technology discussed a ‘Galactic Network’ in his research paper; a vision of…