InfoWorld releases new cloud computing 'deep dive' report

21-page PDF features an exclusive book excerpt and hands-on test results and deployment advice from the tech-expert site's editors and contributors

InfoWorld released today the fourth entry in its "Deep Dive" series of special PDF reports, covering the emerging area of cloud computing. InfoWorld, a Web-based publication devoted to emerging technology and hands-on business tech expertise, had previously released "Deep Dive" reports on Windows 7, enterprise iPhone, and next-gen mobile devices, as well as a quick-start guide to Windows 7.

You can download the "Cloud Computing Deep Dive" PDF report at no cost.

The new report feature an exclusive excerpt from SOA and cloud expert David Linthicum's "Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise: A Step-by-Step Guide" book, and offers several in-depth articles that demystify the cloud computing concept, which suffers from confusion caused by the excesses of vendor hype, and that provide deployment and selection advice based hands-on testing from InfoWorld's independent Test Center.

More information on InfoWorld's "Deep Dive" reports and other editorial reports is available at InfoWorld also has a set of interactive tools for users, including a tracker of real-world Windows usage and configuration trends and an iPhone apps finder for business and IT apps.