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- v. To shut within clouds.
- adj. Describing a region between clouds of stars.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To cloud.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To shut within clouds.
- With "cloud computing" growing in importance, Google's Vint Cerf thinks it's time to start working on "intercloud" standards and protocols so your data doesn't get trapped in one One of the problems with "cloud computing" is that it can work a bit like the Hotel California: you can check your data in OK, but will you ever get it out?
Charrington notes that the cloud-to-cloud migration feature is designed initially to ensure applications get migrated and deployed successfully in test-dev environments; over time, he says, it will evolve to address production-level concerns like intercloud load-balancing.
CloudIQ manager offers limited intercloud portability, as well, via a drag-and-drop functionality within the console.
But a sensor on Wallops Island that records sky-to-sky events (cloud-to-cloud and intercloud lightning) recorded — according to the NTSB's Meteorological Factual Report — "an electrical transient about the time of the accident"  (Docket No. SA-516, Exhibit No. 5-A, p. 5).
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Just like the Internet, which is a network of networks; intercloud refers to an inter-connected global cloud of clouds.
Figure 1: Examples of how vendors establish a commercial intercloud
From a services consumption perspective, we can look at the intercloud as an on-demand SOA environment where useful services managed by other organizations can be leveraged and composed.
Also like the World Wide Web, intercloud represents a massive collection of services that organizations can explore and consume.
The intercloud is not as much a deployment model as it is a concept based on the aggregation of deployed clouds (Figure 8.1).