Month: July 2014

A Short History of Cloud Computing

Lee Smith Cloud Computing

The origin of the term ‘cloud computing’ is unclear. References to the term can be heard as far back as 1996. But in 2006, Amazon introduced the Elastic Compute Cloud which led to the popularity of the term.  It’s interesting to note that its history goes back as far as the 1950s. In the 1950s,… continue reading »