Evernote dumps its own bit barn, boards Google’s cloud

Machine learning and analytics as G-cloud’s biggest lures Smiles a-plenty down Google way today, after web scrapbook Evernote declared it was tired of running its own bit barns and decided to adopt the G-Cloud. Evernote says it’s just turned eight and “has owned, configured, and maintained its own servers and networks” since day one. Doing so gave it “the ability to build the service we wanted the way we wanted to build it.” But the company has now decided its own rig is “expensive to maintain, slow to upgrade, and difficult to scale [and] lacks the speed and flexibility we need for tomorrow.” The company didn’t decide those problems meant it must go cloud, instead asking itself if cloud could do as well as a homebrew rig. The answer came…


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