Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Launch of “Code of Practice” by Cloud Industry Forum

10 years ago I started using what is now termed a cloud system. This was to sell, amongst other things, tickets for 30 events in the Internet Business Forum series that I organised and chaired.

At these events, we looked at how the internet could be used for business purposes. A wide variety of applications (apps) and facilities were appearing, leveraging the rapid improvements that had just been made in datacomms speeds with the availability of "broadband".

Given the cost, remote access and other benefits of cloud computing, it might have been predicted that cloud services would have become the norm by now. But they haven’t. Why? [...read more...]