When searching for cloud computing and storage solutions for your organization, the biggest decision you will face is whether to choose a public cloud or a private one. With each of these formats, there are definite pros and cons.
For so long, jokes about storing data “in the cloud” were all too common. But cloud computing has become a mainstay in how we do business, and how we store data. So much so, that 74% of tech chief financial officers say that cloud computing has had the most measurable impact on their business, according to the folks at Forbes.
Much of the technology world descended on Paris recently as the OpenStack Summit held its semi-annual get-together for a meeting of the minds. It was my good fortune to attend with colleagues from Violin Systems. We even managed to see a few local sights while we were there!