back to article Cloudy hardware spending topped cash splashed on conventional data centre kit for first time in Q2, says IDC

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 …

  1. TimMaher Bronze badge
    Meh

    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?

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