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I offer the cloud my finger.

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post #52 of 79
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Cloud will never be viable with telcos and ISPs like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T dictating Internet speeds and caps.

This times 1,000.
post #53 of 79
I am certainly not familiar with what cloud computing is but from reading this thread it appears mostly a tool for the "powers that be" to control information more easily than they do today. Maybe I'm just crazy and paranoid. Screw the man!

Edit: Title should read "Uncle Sam hopes cloud computing to replace PC's"
Edited by Addict1973 - 3/13/12 at 4:33pm
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post #54 of 79
Not going to happen when ISPs are greedy and limit our bandwidth. Cloud computing is nothing more than a pipe dream. PCs will still exist anyway and cloud computing isn't going to advance further when limitations to our network infrastructure are still there.
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post #55 of 79
ah.... citrix xen farms, accessible via "thin client". Yes that is what business' are moving towards, its way cheaper to run because you need less tech's servicing it. My company, which is one of the larger banks in the country are already pushing it, while some departments are not surprisingly actively resisting it.
post #56 of 79
Wait....so next gen consoles (obsolete before production tongue.gif ) / pcs are ? lolwut? Cloud will be a storage (remote access license) solution, not a pc solution (work data is on servers duuuhhhh, yeah lets remote draw this cad building doh.gif )

edit: @ above, yeah this thumb.gif
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post #57 of 79
I thought cloud was purely for data storage? (It's a terrible idea at best IMHO) You cannot upload/download simultaneously and compare that to the power of, say an i5 2500k. No way in hell will cloud computing be a real possibility within the next two years, the infrastructure is not there.
post #58 of 79
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I thought cloud was purely for data storage? (It's a terrible idea at best IMHO) You cannot upload/download simultaneously and compare that to the power of, say a Sempron. No way in hell will cloud computing be a real possibility within the next two years, the infrastructure is not there.

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Just like OnLive was going to be the death of gaming PCs.... yeah, yeah keep it all in the BS bin where it belongs.
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post #60 of 79
The cloud will always be behind discrete file transfer methods and protocol. Unless you have cases of money to spend on your internet connection the extremely powerful personal computer will be here for a long time to come. Businesses will never move to the cloud until it's a universally accepted stanford that google isn't trying to shove into peoples business plans.
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