Centrex: The Cloud That Failed
IP Centrex never went anywhere. And Nortel is not even in business anymore. How could such a great strategy fail before it even got off the ground?
“The cloud? You know it is just Centrex all over again.” - Anonymous
I credit "Anonymous" because I have heard it said so many times by so many different people that it makes my head spin. I understand why it has been said and why it continues to be said, but there is a massive difference that separates Centrex and the Cloud into different universes.