Discussion on the state of cloud computing and open source software that helps build, manage, and deliver everything-as-a-service.
Clouducation: Interesting reads for October 17-21
Below are your interest reads for this week! Enjoy!
IT outsourcing is being disrupted by IaaS from cloud providers. Analysis of Pricewaterhouse's recent Future of IT Outsourcing and Cloud Computing survey of 489 firms indicates that a majority will soon favor the pureplay infrastructure service providers.
“On the client computing front, it’s shocking how much Apple, Microsoft and Google are starting to look alike. The real battle is in the cloud though.”
No9. Explore Cloud Computing
No. 8 Get Your Arms Around Consumerization of IT
No. 5 Prep for the Post-PC era
No.1 IT is Too Darn Slow (And Needs to Get Faster)
Seems like the theme for 6 reasons are all about reducing cost, better performance and increase in Agility
"There are really three issues at hand for why PaaS, and RAD PaaS in particular, are providing a complelling alternative to SaaS: Speed, Cost and Flexibility"