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        Tracey Capen
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        CLOUD SERVICES By Amy Babinchak Cloud computing is revolutionizing IT for small businesses, but there are still many skeptics. That surprises me as an
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        Having worked in the government sphere for over a decade, I wish I had known the term insultants back then. So apropos.

        During that time, I uncovered:

        • Courts systems with a plaintext Paradox DB backend
        • Planning/zoning software with plaintext DB
        • New “totally revamped” versions of apps sold were sometimes just GUI frontends, and they weren’t good ones at that
        • A seeding box being run by two staffers
        • Gaming on 9-1-1 Center workstations….openly

        (Disclaimer: This was many years ago in a galaxy far, far away. These events were just eye openers, and I learned quite a bit in creative problem solving.)

        Lastly, a shout out to the author for such a well written article. Great stuff!

        Rugged indoorsman.

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