Cloud Computing News: Week 10 to 16 Aug 2009

This list is a summary of Cloud Computing news that I posted during the past week on Twitter:

- Putting the Cloud Before the Horse (by @lmacvittie)

- Einstein, Sharks and Clouds (by @RayDePena) /ME: loved sharks analogy - good read

- Top 5 Challenges faced by a Cloud Vendor / SaaS Provider (via @Symplified) #CloudViews

- Moving Applications to the Cloud – Determining What Applications Make Sense for Your Business webminar

- Cloud Computing, in Plain English, to IT Directors, VP's, CIO's and CEO's: #CloudViews

- CIOs & Companies Fail to Measure Outsourcing Financial Effect (via @PeterKretzman) ME: Cloud Computing will be the same

- Cloud Security Panel: Is Cloud Computing more or less secure than on-premises IT? (via Dana_Gardner)

- RT @HighTechDad: Getting some laughs from John Keagy's video at #CloudWorld -

- Cloud Computing: RT @wattersjames: "30 million servers out there at 10% utilization" #cloudworld

- Open-source, proprietary vendors partner on cloud-based Business Intelligence... (via @DavidLinthicum)

- Ten observations about cloud computing (via @cloudcomp_group) /ME: good read

- Cloud Computing: Top 10 Worst Practices by @madgreek65 (via @sectorprivate) /ME: of course I agree #CloudViews

- Cloud Computing debate; The 'imminent death' of enterprise IT as cloud models ascend (by @Dana_Gardner) #CloudViews

- Cloud Computing pushes enterprise architects beyond IT into business process optimization role (by @Dana_Gardner)

- White Paper: Taking Account of Privacy When Designing Cloud Computing Services #CloudViews

- White Paper Cloud Computing: Defining a dWAF to secure cloud applications href=""> #CloudViews

- How to Develop an Effective Security Strategy to Play in the Public Cloud @sysconmedia #CloudViews

- Cloud Computing: Key Questions to Ask when Evaluating “SaaS” Alternatives

- White Paper SaaS: Brief History of Software as a Service - @computerworld (via @Insol_IT @workinthecloud @tones810 )

- Why a 'protective' techie just can't trust the cloud by @pvenezia@infoworld (via @franciscojsaez )

- Speak at Cloud Connect 2010 - Call for Papers (via @cloud_connect)

- Can security concerns kill cloud computing? /ME: on the other hand ,@Kevin_Jackson

- Vendors must help with confusion over cloud computing - IT PRO (via @cloud_dennis) #CloudViews

- 5 Tips from Hackers on Cloud Computing (via @CIOonline) #CloudViews

- Cloud Computing Explained: A Guide from Sun Microsystems #CloudViews

Thanks and please let me know how can I help you.
Maria Spínola