The History of Cloud Computing
Did you know that the concept of cloud computing was introduced decades ago – in 1961, to be exact? Since then, cloud computing has gone a long, long way, especially in the past few years.
The tipping point of cloud computing is actually in the year on 2000 – the year of Dot-com bubble bursts. Since then, the tech industry has picked up the pieces and evolve into something more prominent: Facebook founded in 2004; Amazon launched S3 in 2006; Salesforce launched Force.com in 2007; Apple launched iPhone, also in 2007; Google Apps launched in 2009; indeed, the potential of the cloud is staggering…
This yet-another-cloud-computing-history infographic by Salesforce, one of the pioneer of cloud computing for business, visualizes the most notable development in the history of the cloud – all started back in 1960s.