Confusion is not a good thing, at any time, in any sense. And yet, it may be what we face when talking about cloud computing.

Before going any further, let’s clarify one thing, so that there is no confusion: cloud computing is a very good technological advance, and in the long term, it has a good chance of fundamentally reordering the way companies handle and process information. Companies such as Salesforce.com have already built a successful sales model and business using a software as a service (SaaS) implementation on the cloud-computing platform.

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