Busting the nine myths of cloud computing

Wherever you turn, someone’s ready to tell — or sell — you something related to cloud computing. Cutting through the myths is essential to deciding whether, when, and how cloud computing is right for your schools. In this feature, InfoWorld presents its list of top cloud-computing myths. For example, there is no one single "cloud"; instead, there are at least three forms of cloud computing, each with different benefits and risks: infrastructure as a service, platform as a service, or software as a service. Also, cloud computing does take time and resources to set up, and it’s not so easy to blend your organization’s private cloud with a public cloud offering. Along with its article, InfoWorld provides a link to a discussion area where readers can offer their own cloud-computing suggestions and feedback.

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