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Big Question (Answered): What Else is There to Cloud Computing?

We covered Microsoft’s comments on virtualization and cloud computing earlier this week. Microsoft says that virtualization isn’t cloud computing, but that opens up a new question: Just what is there to cloud computing besides virtualization?

We had a few good comments on Scott Fulton’s story, but decided to open up the question to a wider audience. You answered, and we culled the responses from Google Plus and Twitter, then pulled together your responses using Storify.

The conclusion? While we got a variety of responses, the core message is well summarized by Juergen Geck on Google Plus. “IMHO Cloud is virtualization on different levels of abstraction, aka ‘platforms,’ in solution stacks.” What do you think? Check the responses and let us know, what else is there to cloud computing besides virtualization?

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