Archive For April, 2011

More than 7 deadly sins of cloud computing

I’m a sucker for a clever headline. A while back I ran across an article about the “7 Deadly Sins of Cloud Computing” in Computerworld. Antony Savvas was writing about a report from the Information Security Forum (ISF) that announced it had identified…

April 21, the day the cloud was out!

Some blogs percolate for a while, waiting for a good day to be put to paper. For this one – about the cost of reliable cloud – that day was last Thursday, the day a network mishap caused an outage…

5 Simple Rules for Creating a Cloud Strategy

Over the last 18 months, the media, technologists, analysts, CIOs and CEOs have all been talking about the cloud. Now, most organizations are embarking on some form of cloud computing, but as always, technology is the relatively easy part. For…

The CLOUD2 Commission Kicks Off: Q&A with Adam Famularo

Adam Famularo, general manager of the Cloud Computing business here at CA Technologies, recently was named a commissioner for TechAmerica Foundation’s new Commission on the Leadership Opportunity in U.S. Deployment of the Cloud (CLOUD²). The commission’s three-month mandate is to…

Becoming a “Cloud Trusted Advisor”

Whether in the financial markets, the health care market, or housing market — well what is left of the housing market – companies rely on industry experts who they can turn to in order to better understand the intricacies of…

Models and Airplanes

After school as kids, we’d take our allowance and ride our bicycles down to the model store. After much deliberation, we’d pedal home with our little cardboard box filled with hundreds of miniature plastic parts and then spend hours assembling…

On Cloud Computing Standards and Definitions

When I go to the gas station these days, I am never certain how much I am going to be charged per gallon; however,  I am always certain that I won’t be cheated on the volume. If the pump reads…