Cloud Computing: The Next Cloud You See May Be Google’s Version of EC2

Apparently the world is standing by waiting for Google to copy Amazon and wheel out an EC2 imitator this week at the Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco.
Google already has the platform-as-a-service App Engine and the S3-like Google Cloud Storage but the money is in IaaS. It’s said Amazon Web Services may do $2 billion this year.
Microsoft remade Windows Azure into a Linux-toting hybrid-supporting infrastructure-as-a-service vehicle a couple of weeks ago. Microsoft is tight with enterprise developers and both Amazon and Google want them. That’s why Amazon tied up with Eucalyptus and its private clouds.

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