MS and Google Moves Show How Cloud is Transforming IT

Every disruption also contains the seed of new products and services, which companies leverage for success. Last week, Microsoft and Google showed two new ways they're cashing in on the cloud.'s Bernard Golden explains what it means to you.
  • Virtualization
  • Cloud Computing
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