An Interactive History of Cloud Computing

Grazed from Business2Community. Author: Richard Thelwell.

The term “cloud computing” may be commonly uttered in businesses all over the world, but its complex history is less well known. This interactive timeline from Matillion charts the history of the Cloud, and its future!

1940s/50s – The Birth of Modern Computing

In 1947, researchers at the University of Manchester developed the “Manchester Baby”, the world’s first stored program computer. With its limited functionality and its vast size (over 17 feet in length) the Manchester Baby is almost unrecognisable from the computers we know today, yet it played a pivotal role in their development...

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