The Cloud in 10 Years: Will It Be a Major Force And Have the Same Visibility in the Next Decade?

“To get a glimpse into the future of cloud computing, it’s useful to look for analogies from the past in computing. It has been 30 years since the birth of the IBM PC. Its beginnings were humble and acceptance was slow, but a few years later something very special happened that would make the computer as common as the telephone: the convergence of the introduction of Graphical User Interfaces and Object-Oriented Programming.

Until the early 1980s, computers were the domain of technical enthusiasts, with little appeal to the masses. Even the advent of early GUIs didn’t help all that much. Then came OO.

But once these two technologies met, it turned out to be a match made in heaven…”

-Read more at WIRED’s Innovation Insights-