See on blog.teris.com
Cloud computing is real. It’s here to stay. It’s turning out to be the biggest gift that ever fell into the lap of business. But there’s still a fog of vagueness about the best way to use cloud computing to support the business.
See on www.forbes.com
Hillier: The recent TOSCA initiative has made interoperability for cloud computing closer than ever; however, until players like Amazon and Google join in, it will be difficult for organizations to move from one cloud to the other without risks to their data and infrastructure. The development of application and infrastructure templates will make the idea of public cloud computing more palpable to larger organizations, and the possibility of experiencing the true cost savings the cloud has promised more of a reality
See on cloudcomputing.sys-con.com
New generation application platforms and standalone providers could beat up consultants, hasten internal processes of governance… I am seeing more evidence day to day that enterprise software and services, both the platform and best of breed varieties, are increasingly maturing toward industry or vertical-centric solutions. Some of this could put a kink in traditional software/service delivery and it wouldn’t surprise me to see it blossom in the next 12-24 months.
Here’s some of the top technology challenges IT managers need to think about in 2013 and over the next decade.
1. Cloud Computing
2. Online applications
3. Social networks and software
4. Document Management and Collaboration
5. CRM 2.0
6. Unified Communications
7. Web 2.0 to Web 3.0
8. Business Intelligence
9. Virtualisation / Green IT
10. Enterprise Mobility
See on www.eradar.eu
The researchers have shown it is possible for software hosted by a cloud-computing provider to steal secrets from software hosted on the same cloud. In their experiment, they ran malicious software on hardware designed to mimic the equipment used by cloud companies such as Amazon. They were able to steal an encryption key used to secure e-mails from the software belonging to another user.
See on www.technologyreview.com