"Inside big businesses, Jacob says, just about every so-called private cloud project has failed. “Private cloud, as a thing, is near to or approaching zero,” he says. Most of these projects were based on a tool called OpenStack, which aims to mimic the cloud services offered by Amazon. But according to Jacob, mimicking Amazon is too difficult, too costly, and too time-consuming for many businesses.Nobody Knew How Big a Deal the Cloud Would Be—They Do Now | WIRED
“There are a few examples. But they’re all really constrained, and it’s not the same as when you use the public cloud,” he says. “It takes a long time. It’s super-difficult. And the software that you can buy to do it isn’t very good.” So, these companies are moving onto Amazon and other public cloud services instead."
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Nobody Knew How Big a Deal the Cloud Would Be—They Do Now | WIRED
Public > private