2 Dec 2015

History of Cloud Infographic

History of Cloud Infographic by thoughtsoncloud.com

1950s - the mainframe and time sharing are born...intro of the concept shared, centralized compute resources...

1969 - APRANET  the first working prototype launched linking 4 geographically dispersed computers over what is now known as the Internet...

1970s later - client-server term comes into use defining the compute model where clients access data and applications from a central server over a local area network...

1995 - picture of cloud start showing up in the network diagram. It denotes complication for non-technical person to comprehend...

1999 - salesforce.com launches, the first company to make enterprise applications available from a website...
         - google launches, a search engine that returns impressive results!
         - netflex launches, mailing DVDs in little red envelopes for stream of revenues...

2003 - 2.0 is born characterized by rich multimedia, user-generated content and dynamic interfaces...

2004 - facebook launches where every body knows how to show off their faces, material world, all vanity stuffs under the sun and where most humans also confess their downgraded/upgraded emotional intelligence...

2006 - Amazon launches where every one can sell or buy their new or old products from home or their shops!
         - Google CEO Eric Schmidt mentioned the word "cloud" in an industry event, though other techy believes it has been used behind closed doors way before "word of mouth" public!

2007 - Apple iPhone launches, which uses on any wireless network as long as it was AT&Ts
         - Netflex launches its streaming service and binge-watching was born!

2008 - CLOUD emerges privately viewed by enterprises, which was more secure version from the public cloud...

2009 - Browser-based cloud introduced like Google Apps...revolution for marketing productivity applications and unthetering users from their desktops and Microsoft!

2009 - 2010 - The Open-source Cloud movement gains steam...

2011 - Hybrid Cloud emerges
         - Microsoft's To The Cloud commercial launches
         - Apple launches iCloud lets you auto store your data wirelessly

2012 - Google Drive launches

2013 - IBM acquires SoftLayer

Present - Cloud Adoption accelerates but continues to distinguish itself from the old plain internet...

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