Behind every cloud service or cloud-based solution, there are real people...
A robust ecosystem of solutions providers has emerged around cloud computing.
But who are the CEOs & CTOs behind those providers, who are the internal and
external entrepreneurs driving companies involved in the Cloud, who are the
leading engineers, developers, analysts, researchers, marketing
professionals, authors...who, in short, are the people behind the cloud?
This list will be updated weekly between now and November 4-7, 2013, when
13th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo Silicon Valley opens its doors in the Santa
Clara Convention Center, in the heart of California's Silicon Valley. Here
are some highly prominent "Cloud People" to kick off with...
RANDY BIAS | @randybias
"Randy Bias is visionary. He sees things others don't." [Emphasis added.]
That is how Mårten Mickos puts it, as succinctly as ever.... (more)
With a breakout session that will have special emphasis on separating
historical trends from the current state of cloud security, the CEO of
WhiteHat Security, world-renowned Web security expert Jeremiah Grossman, is
one of the many leading CEOs, CTOs and VPs who will be speaking at SYS-CON's
4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, being held November 2-4,
2009, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Grossman's session will draw from the latest WhiteHat Security Website
Security Statistics Report - information pulled from more than 1,000
real-world ... (more)
In the run-up to the next Cloud Expo, 7th Cloud Expo (November 1–4, 2010)
being held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley, it's time
to give my earlier list a complete overhaul.
Here, accordingly, is an expanded list of the most active players in the
I have increased it from the 'mere' 150 I identified back in January of this
year, to 250, testimony – as if any were needed! – to the fierce and
continuing growth of the "Elastic IT" paradigm throughout the world of
Editorial note: The words in quotation marks used to describe ... (more)
Welcome to the latest BriefingsDirect Analyst Insights Edition, Vol. 42. Our
latest topic centers on governance as a requirement and an enabler for cloud
Our panel of IT analysts discusses the emerging requirements for a new and
larger definition of governance. It's more than IT governance, or
service-oriented architecture (SOA) governance. The goal is really more about
extended enterprise processes, resource consumption, and resource-allocation
In other words, "total services governance." Any meaningful move to
cloud-computing adoption, certainly that whic... (more)
Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) yesterday moved to overcome CIOs’ concerns
about security of data in the cloud, cited by organizations and industry
analysts as the top impediment to adopting cloud computing for business
Unisys unveiled an innovative cloud computing strategy and solutions
portfolio for organizations to move enterprise application workloads securely
to tailored cloud environments with greater confidence in maintaining the
integrity of critical information.
"I believe that cloud computing will revolutionize the way enterprises obtain
business and IT services... (more)
Ever since I first published here my tentative list of Top 50 Bloggers on
Cloud Computing it became clear that an expansion would be needed before too
long. Thanks to community feedback via my Twitter account
(http://twitter.com/jg21) here goes - just three months before Cloud
Expo Silicon Valley (November 7-10) - with an expanded roster, listed as
before in alphabetical order since I am making no attempt at this stage to
rank the various blogs, merely to map - and celebrate - their existence.
Dustin Amrhein | "A View from the Clouds"
Dave Asprey | "Cloudy Words"
Ian Bergin | "Clou... (more)