Microsoft Is Steadily Advancing Towards The Holy Grail Of Cloud Computing
No, there is a specific difference. The cloud means storage space and or web services on someone else other than your self's servers. This may seem minor, however the trust and security can essentially ruin or excel your business. If a business uses Android or it seems lately any part of Google cloud services, you are either uninformed or you do not have a business that you care about keeping. It is not an every day occurrence for the FBI to make a public statement about any of the major technology companies and say that they, their product or service are sun unsafe. The FBI said that about Google. So the trust of Microsoft & Nokia is priceless. What is new is companies are trusting their entire business on different types of secure documents storage on someone else's servers. They are also not installing software on their own machines and trusting a company to be efficient, secure and confidential. It is not a minor issue. Security and trust are a must.