A cloud computing reality check from Bob Balaban
I've been working with Google Apps APIs and trying out various features of the mail, calendar and contacts services (products?) for a few months now. I think I'm getting a handle on the whole "cloud computing" thing. So I thought I'd collect a few observations in a blog post and see what y'all think as well. This is neither a sales job nor a trash job on Google, nor is it meant to be a comprehensive feature comparison of Google Apps vs. Notes. I'm really using Google Apps as a prominent example of "cloud computing", and starting to think about the implications for the collaborative software world.
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