Cloud Backlash: You Can’t Call The Whole Thing Off

Some people complain that the term "cloud computing" has become useless -- but even if we banished the words, IT would still face huge disruptions. So whether you call it banana computing or cloud computing, you'd better prepare for change, says's Bernard Golden.
  • Cloud Computing
  • Virtualization
Named by as one of the 10 most influential people in cloud computing, Bernard Golden serves as vice president of strategy for ActiveState Software, an independent provider of CloudFoundry. He is the author of four books on virtualization and cloud computing, his most recent book being Amazon Web Services for Dummies. Learn more about him at