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Is the Cloud Really Just Someone Else's Computer?
TechRepublic, November 29th, 2016
November 29, 2016,
Volume 225, Issue 5

"Lately I've seen a lot of tech memes stating that the cloud is nothing more than someone else's computer. I get where that sentiment is coming from.

People see the cloud as just a place for saving files (and not much more) on a remote machine, owned by someone else. At one point, that may have been the case. We were saving our files to Dropbox, Google Drive, and other 'cloud' services, and it seemed those services really were nothing more than glorified servers.

However, the cloud has greatly evolved to the point that sentiment is dead wrong..."

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