Your cloud checklist for 2015
Five years ago, the cloud computing discussion was in its relative infancy. Big companies recoiled in fear at the thought of giving up any precious data to nascent cloud services. Amazon.com’s Elastic Compute Cloud was just a twinkle in some developer’s eye. Salesforce.com had yet to launch its cloud-based application development platform, Force.com.
Fast-forward to the present day. Corporate America is tapping the cloud for everything but the most sensitive mission-critical applications. Amazon’s EC2 has become the dominant on-demand computing capacity resource for companies of all sizes. And many of Salesforce.com’s customers are using Force.com to build just about every application they need.
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