It is almost impossible these days to operate a business without delving into some aspect of
. You wouldn't think of opening a business today without tapping into the benefits and applications offered by the Internet, so why would you ignore a major resource like cloud computing? According to the Gartner Hype Cycle
, which measures the commercial viability of information technology, cloud computing has reached a maturity that makes it viable for nearly any commercial use. Let's take a closer look at the technology and a few popular providers.