Cloud based computing is the future, and it seems like everyone is talking about backing their data up to the cloud these days.  But there was a time when every computer was basically an independent fighting force, and it was a lot longer ago than you might think.

Ethernet connections were developed in the early seventies.  This was basically the beginning of networking, and networking was the beginning of cloud computing.  As new technologies were developed to make networking more efficient and effective, the internet grew larger, and then the idea for the cloud was born.

If you’ve ever wondered how the cloud was developed, take a look at this infographic.  It outlines the history of all the networking technology that went into the development of the cloud.  Be sure to share this infographic with your friends and colleagues- they will surely be surprised how far back the history of networks goes.

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