Cloud Makes Capacity Planning Harder: 3 Fight-Back Tips

Cloud computing will kill capacity planning as CIOs know it and utilization risk will move to cloud providers, says's Bernard Golden. Here's his take on what IT and airlines will soon have in common -- plus three strategies for avoiding trouble.
  • 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