Author Prodosh Banerjee on 21 June 2013 Prodosh Banerjee's blog
Real enterprise cloud?
Think of it as your virtual data center (a package of IT infrastructure) becoming your cloud.
We think that a real enterprise cloud is about providing computing resources like CPUs, memory, disk space, network bandwidth, backup space etc. along with the tools to manage them. Most cloud providers however only provide a selection of virtual machines (VMs) of different sizes. We think they are selling glorified hosting and virtualization, but not a real cloud.