Yep, modern timeshare...just no DEC PDP 11-70s or VAXes involved :-)


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From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Nathan Andelin
Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 15:59
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: Software Vendors - A small rant

What is cloud ?

1. Users can unilaterally provision the resources they want. 

2. On the Internet. 

3. Resources are shared among multiple tenants. 

4. Users can increase or reduce provisioned resources quickly.

5. You pay for your use, as opposed to making capital outlays.
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