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CTO Panel: Are Public Clouds Ripe for Mission Critical Applications?

Feb 15, 2011 |

This week we gathered the opinions of five technical leaders from cloud service companies to gauge their views on customer reception of the idea of placing mission-critical applications on public resources. Just as important as the initial question about the viability of public clouds for core apps is a secondary query—for those that did decide to send mission-critical apps to the public cloud, what was the driving factor?

The Enemies of Interoperability

Feb 2, 2011 |

Although interoperability remains a hot topic in debates about cloud providers and end user needs, there is little hope on the horizon for true standards to emerge anytime in the near future. We discussed this issue with John Considine, CTO and founder of CloudSwitch.

Pending Proliferation of Cloud Providers? A Red Hat Chat

Jun 16, 2010 |

Many predict that in the coming couple of years we will witness a dramatic explosion of public cloud providers, all with essentially the same offerings but with different approaches to getting you to choose them over the big names in cloud. Red Hat’s Scott Crenshaw lends his insights on the matter.