When the “best of” lists come out later this month, it will be interesting to see where the term “cloud” falls among the most overused phrases of the year. There are good reasons for the frequency with which IT pros mentioned the cloud in 2012. There’s a lot of potential for positive business and IT change in infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS), but there has also been a lot of hype swirling around the nebulous cloud terminology.
It is all of that hype that could set the stage for cloud fatigue as we move into the New Year. To diagnose cloud fatigue, consider these questions: