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How "The Cloud" Has Developed Over 10 Years

According to Google Trends, "Cloud Computing" began picking up popularity in early 2008. As people became curious, more were searching the term and the curiosity peaked around mid-2011. Since then, as the Cloud became a standard part of technology, search trends also began to even out but have hardly disappeared.

There are a number of reasons that we may have seen these trends over the years, and they all relate to how the technology has progressed. This infographic from Sonian Is a very nice summary of the complete history so far. It takes you through the Big Cloud Moments, Changing Cloud Perceptions, Cloud Growth and Adoption, Terminology and its Pioneers.