There is tech trend that may boost US job numbers and bring more investment to cloud providers.
Houston-based X-ISS sheds light on key questions new HPC owners should be asking.
During a Nasscom summit on remote infrastructure management this week, John C. McCarthy, a leading analyst from Forrester Research, stated that “offering a cloud strategy to customers in the United States is a politically correct alternative to offshoring given the current climate,” which is more “palatable” politically.
In case you hadn’t noticed, the global economic collapse is causing more churning in the tech workforce than we’ve seen since the dot-com bust.
A common critique of external cloud computing services is that big-time IT users, like major corporations and financial institutions, are nowhere near getting on board. That might be true for the new breed of “cloud” services, but for the financial services sector, at least, outsourcing is far from a dirty word.