Opinion

Cloud Computing: It’s the Economics Stupid

Cloud's ability to make IT more agile is undeniable, says CIO.com's Bernard Golden. But once that benchmark is met, the cost effectiveness of the internal cloud versus public providers will be a key measure of success.
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Named by Wired.com 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 www.bernardgolden.com.