IDC’s definition of “cloud”
Still isn’t a definition.
If you have your own servers and your staff and customers connect to them using the internet... is that a cloud?
Or... as some commentard posted nearby, is it a fog?
Analyst firm IDC has suggested Q2 2020 was a tipping point because it was the first quarter in which sales of IT infrastructure products for cloud environments topped sales for non-cloud infrastructure. IDC’s definition of “cloud” includes servers, storage and switches for public and private clouds, so the news is not a sign …