Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing

Members: 22
Founded: 24th Nov 2010
About: A group for people and businesses involved in or interested in Cloud Computing. Specifically Infrastructure as a Service and enabling business users to take advantage of the benefits of Cloud Computing in their firms.

Richard Bowden commented on What are the barriers to business adoption in Ireland and Europe?

Ed, To follow-on from Ray's points, there is still some fear over data protection and security, partly legal and partly due to a lack of awareness of the technical capability and processes within cloud service providers. Initiatives like the global C… more Fri Dec 10 10:58:32

Ed Byrne started a new topic Would you pay more for flexible terms of service (contract)?

Interested to know if people consider the checkbox approach to T&C's a barrier to business Cloud adoption? Would you pay more for a 'pick and choose' approach to your service contract? This could help match your company IT policies to the Cloud so you mai… more Wed Nov 24 20:58:47

Ed Byrne commented on What are the barriers to business adoption in Ireland and Europe?

Thanks Ray - we obviously think the model has potential - across Europe. Exec's definitely have an appetite for Cloud now - the confusion and complexity around it is the huge opp. for us to solve. The hard part is when businesses like yourself are locked … more Wed Nov 24 20:43:10

Ray Nolan commented on What are the barriers to business adoption in Ireland and Europe?

I think initial fear over "where's my data and who might have access to it" is being replaced with confusion over how to implement. The original issue was always a non issue IMO, as it's just as likely that a sysadmin in a standard hosting environment, or… more Wed Nov 24 19:58:50

Ed Byrne started a new topic What are the barriers to business adoption in Ireland and Europe?

I think awareness of Cloud Computing is now very high among businesses and IT managers - but adoption is still low and there is a lot of misinformation and scaremongery floating around. What are the barriers to businesses adopting IaaS services? What woul… more Wed Nov 24 12:29:14
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