Some great discussion on emerging trends in cloud computing, including:
- cloud standards - driving them yourself vs. the interests of vendors
- adoption drivers for cloud computing - a comparison with SaaS
- how IT is using cloud computing to make IT more strategic
You can get the podcast here.
Some people thought it was unusual for a bunch of networking guys to start a company that wants to simplify the cloud services governance world. But we see parallels all the time between the evolution of networking technologies and web services (SOA, APIs, Cloud services, or whatever you want to call them).
One parallel - constantly shrinking 'islands of complexity' . When IP started happening in the network world, there were many complex technologies like SNA, IPX, CLNS, etc. First IP was used as a much simpler way to connect these 'islands of complexity' because there were such high...