Cloud computing offers advantages to nearly every entity in the ecosystem.
Gartner predicts that global cloud revenue will increase from US$46 billion in 2009 to US$150 billion by 2013. Clearly, enterprises must see substantial advantages to the cloud.
The cloud is a set of services and technologies that enable the delivery of computing services over the Internet in real-time, allowing end-users instant access to data and applications from any device with Internet access.
Most of us are familiar with the SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS business models, sometimes considering them the ONLY cloud models out there. Recently, however, I have been stumbling on blog posts outlining other business models for the cloud. For example, Chirag Mehta of SAP recently wrote about “Emergent Cloud Computing Business Models“. So, are these …