Is VCL cloud computing with a long tail?

“Cloud computing’s unexpected impact on pedagogy is the long tail of software, enhancing the flexibility and scope of software applications in teaching and learning,”¬†explain Sarah Stein and Henry Schaffer, both of NC State University and authors of Cloud with a Long Tail: The VCL in Support of Pedagogy. Their article was published in the May/June 2010 issue of the EDUCAUSE Review.