Profile of Vanessa Alvarez
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Articles by Vanessa Alvarez
I'm at the Structure 2010 conference, where panelists on the "Cloudonomics: Economics of the Cloud" session were focused on what they are seeing happening in the cloud, from their customers' perspectives.
Last week I attended Cloud Connect 2010, which covered a great number of topics around cloud computing. I walked away with lots to think about surrounding four major concepts: private clouds, specialized clouds, (lack of) standards, and the unresolved legal implications of cloud computing.
The year has started out with significant M&A activity from vendors looking to deliver the necessary components for cloud computing. They all come to market with their own technologies and solutions, but there's one offering that's a must-have.
At TechWeb's Cloud Connect conference in March, I'll be moderating a panel on the value of public, private and hybrid cloud. We'll assess where the value is today and where things are headed. Here's my take: Utilizing the right cloud combination to maximize the resources in your organization for different types of workloads, functions, applications,
At a recent IT End User Group focused on cloud computing, I detected turbulence. Roughly three quarters of the networking professionals and systems administrators I spoke with are afraid of losing their jobs once cloud computing evolves within their organizations.
When organizations migrate to cloud computing, most of the focus is on technology components such as security, automation, and policy management. There is, however, another key element that's necessary for a cloud model to work within enterprises, and it involves organizational behavior.