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Ever wanted to strangle Microsoft? Now Outlook, Skype 'throttle' users amid storm cloud drama

JohnFen Silver badge

Re: I NEVER get tired of posting this

Yep. Now that I have a few years of observations on this, I can say without reservation that the people I know who rely on cloudy services suffer a lot more downtime than those who don't. Outside of a specific use case (being able to quickly change the scale of a deployment), I honestly can't think of a solid advantage to using the cloud. It looks more expensive and less reliable on the whole.

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