Cloud

General Systems: What is the Cloud?

So, what exactly is the Cloud?  I googled for the definition and it's most basic definition is here*:

   What is the cloud2

  *http://www.novell.com/cloud/faq.html

Here are some posts on Autodesk Cloud Computing:

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/item?siteID=123112&id=17136545

http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Autodesk-Vault/Autodesk-and-the-Cloud/td-p/2877090

Some products that already do this, include:  Autodesk Buzzsaw & AutoCAD WS.