By Ricardo Aguado - 06/03/2014

Good question…  The concept of cloud computing has been with us for several years. It was first adopted as we now know it by the giant Internet providers, such as Google and Amazon, midway through 2000. These operators were looking for a competitive edge by offering mass services and infrastructure and "leasing" it to third parties, thus achieving economies of scale to drive price competitiveness and reach more businesses and individuals.