Mosaic was the 1 st graphic browser released in 1993 by University of Illinois National Center for Supercomputing Applications. Gopher was the dominant protocol for file search and retrieval over the Internet; created in 1991 at the U of Minnesota. Telnet.
Then consumers moved to web email clients instead of Eudora. Your Inbox lives in The Cloud.
It began with client-server architecture and that’s what the cloud is.
Data center space is used for Cloud based servers. Collocation is hot as IT Staff want to run their own data centers.
Cloud is about High Availability of Apps and DATA!