FindLaw Technologist: Liability in Twittergate and Remote Storage DVR Case

Technologist, the FindLaw Technology Blog, maintains a section on Cloud Computing. As of October 11, 2009, there are two cases discussed. Determining Liability in Twittergate, the case surrounding a hacker who broke into the Google DOCs accounts of Twitter executives and then emailed them to news outlets. TechCrunch published them. The U.S. Supreme Court rejected […]

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Enterprise 2 Blog: Larry Ellison Hates Cloud Computing

Enterprise 2.0 Blog is part of TechWeb. Stowe Boyd wrote this post after viewing a video of Larry Ellison on stage, mocking cloud computing. The post includes embedded video in which Ellison seems to be doing a comedy routine: “All a cloud is is computers in a network… They just change a term and they […]

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Schneier on Security: Cloud computing is nothing new

Bruce Schneier is chief technology officer for BT; he writes a carefully considered blog on security issues. He is not a fan of cloudi computing… This year’s overhyped IT concept is cloud computing. Also called software as a service (Saas), cloud computing is when you run software over the internet and access it via a […]

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IDC: Defining “Cloud Services” and “Cloud Computing”

International Data Corp.’s research analysts have been following cloud services in their practice. At the analysts’ blog, they summarized some of their findings.. As a company that makes its living analyzing, sizing and forecasting market opportunities, IDC takes market definitions and taxonomies very seriously. We’re pretty good at distinguishing real markets from hypey ones, well […]

The 10 Laws of Cloudonomics: What IT can learn from Prussian military theory

GigaOM published an interesting piece that evaluates the case for cloud computing by applying a variety of academic disciplines, including a bit of Newtonian physics and the military theories of Carl Von Clausewicz The author, Joe Weinman, is a sales VP for AT&T Global Business Services and he doesn’t pretend to make the decision simple, […]

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InfoWorld: Cloud computing is all the rage.. it’s the phrase du jour.

In April 2008, InfoWorld looked into this hot new topic and said it was “at an early stage, with a motley crew of providers large and small delivering a slew of cloud-based services, from full-blown applications to storage services to spam filtering.” Cloud computing is all the rage. “It’s become the phrase du jour,” says […]