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The great hope for IaaS

Certainly, IaaS offerings from Amazon.com and Rackspace are powerful. Nevertheless they're daunting for nongeeks. A less technical IaaS from Google could help small businesses that have few IaaS offerings they can afford and in fact handle. And it could help enterprises adopt IaaS more quickly by getting IaaS out of the IT project queue and into local business units' laps.

Google could provide the path of least resistance to IaaS for both small businesses and enterprises. When the formal news hits later this week, that should be the yardstick by which to measure the offering.

This article, "Google: The great hope for IaaS," originally appeared at InfoWorld.com. Read more of David Linthicum's Cloud Computing blog and track the latest developments in cloud computing at InfoWorld.com. For the latest business research news, follow InfoWorld.com on Twitter.

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