Slideshow: Amazon's Case For Enterprise Cloud Computing

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels takes on 'false cloud' wannabes, challenges common myths and critiques private-cloud alternatives as boiling down to buying, deploying and maintaining servers.

Amazon recently made its case for enterprise-grade cloud computing in New York City. Top execs and customers presented to more than 200 would-be customers. Attendees were IT professionals, with New Jersey-based pharmaceuticals and New York media and financial services firms well represented.