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Cloud Hype at Height: Gartner

It’s supposed to be 2–5 years away from mainstream adoption

Behold, according to Gartner, cloud computing has ascended to the very apex of the famous Hype Cycle that buzzword technology are said to travel during their lives. It's supposed to be two-five years away from mainstream adoption and who knows how long away from the Great Trough of Disillusionment that it must pass through to get there.

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