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Poll: IN the Cloud or On the Cloud, That Is The Question (Or is it?)

Thursday, September 1st, 2011 by

I’m splitting hairs here but for some reason, every time that I hear someone say “It’s ON the Cloud“, I cringe and want to immediately correct them. But I hear that phrase everywhere, on the radio, on podcasts to even occasionally in the hallways of GoGrid. I’m not quite sure why it bothers me, technically it is somewhat correct, but it just simply doesn’t make sense. So, I’m hoping to change it – standardize it – with this blog post, but that will require you, the reader, to correct people and educate them.

INvsONthecloud-out

Definitions

Let’s start with the basics, some definitions:

in |in| preposition

1 expressing the situation of something that is or appears to be enclosed or surrounded by something else: living in Deep River | dressed in their Sunday best| soak it in warm soapy water | she saw it in the rearview mirror.

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