ALEX: Ubersoft Technical Support, Alex speaking. How may I help you today?
CUSTOMER: Can you please explain this “cloud” business? What is “The Cloud?”
ALEX: Picture an actual cloud. Clouds are masses of water vapor that cluster together until conditions are right, then the water vapor falls to earth as rain. In the computer industry, “The Cloud” is pretty much exactly the same thing.
CUSTOMER: In your analogy, what is he water vapor that clusters together to form this cloud?
CUSTOMER: And what is the rain?