InfoWorld releases new cloud computing 'deep dive' report

InfoWorld released today the fourth entry in its "Deep Dive" series of special PDF reports, covering the emerging area of . InfoWorld, a Web-based publication devoted to emerging technology and hands-on business tech expertise, had previously released "Deep Dive" reports on , , and , as well as a .

The new report feature an exclusive excerpt from SOA and cloud expert David Linthicum's "Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise: A Step-by-Step Guide" book, and offers several in-depth articles that demystify the cloud computing concept, which suffers from confusion caused by the excesses of vendor hype, and that provide deployment and selection advice based hands-on testing from InfoWorld's independent Test Center.

More information on InfoWorld's reports and other editorial reports. InfoWorld also has a set of interactive tools for users, including a tracker of and an for business and IT apps.