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  • Cloud backlash: you can't call the whole thing off

    I am privileged to co-chair the SDForum Cloud Services SIG. This SIG, which Tibco graciously hosts in its Silicon Valley facility (directly across the street from VMware's HQ, I might add), is fortunate with its location-it attracts a fascinating range of speakers from innovative startups to large established technology powerhouses, all presenting on their cloud computing products, services, and plans. So I was a bit taken aback at the last meeting, when, during the pre-presentation networking, one attendee told me "I'm starting an anti-cloud company."

    Written by Bernard Golden09 Sept. 09 00:44
  • A Tale of Two Cloud Computing Conferences

    Two weeks ago, I attended two conferences that illustrated the current chasm between cloud computing advocates and mainstream IT organizations.

    Written by Bernard Golden06 May 09 10:30
  • McKinsey Cloud Computing Report Conclusions Don't Add Up

    McKinsey, the doyen of strategy consultants,published a report on cloud computing last week featuring a disguised real-world case study. While the report doesn't explicitly state the fact, it seems that the paper is a summary of the results of a strategy project with a financial services firm, which apparently engaged McKinsey to assess whether it would make sense to move all of its systems to Amazon Web Services.

    Written by Bernard Golden28 April 09 04:08