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Jody Lemoine
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This says it perfectly!
 
Just because it's hosted doesn't mean it's cloud!! Seriously. We used to call it "Hosted Services", or SaaS, or *aaS. That was more accurate. Now it's "Cloud all the things!" even if it's no better than chroot web hosting on metal.

What bothers me is twofold: The pandering and the inaccuracy. Don't pander to what's kewl and trendy because it seems like a sign of insecurity. Furthermore, in many cases it's just not accurate. Oh your appliance can be set to store backup configuration settings on vendor SFTP server? Not cloud. You do BSD jails to host client websites? Not cloud. I can install the software on-premise or pay you monthly for a hosted version? Not necessarily cloud.

waves cane and shouts something about lawns and castle doctrine

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A few weeks ago I confessed “This is How I Feel Every Time I Talk With Any Vendor. Ever.” It’s true, wether or not the vendor’s concept of a cloud is legitimate. However, it...
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