Los Angeles worries over the “dependability of cloud computing”

With the Los Angeles municipal email contract still up for debate, The LA Times published a “think piece” today on whether cloud computing is dependable. The piece is even-handed, ending with a quote by the city’s chief technology officer, “Is it going to be 100%? There’s probably going to be a time when we may have an issue. But what don’t we have an issue with?”

Telephony Online: Verizon debuts cloud computing service

Telephone Online is a business publication for people in the telecom industry. This news piece outlines Verizon’s new service which has a $500 upfront fee and a $250/month subscription cost. Verizon Business unveiled its much-anticipated cloud computing service today, which the company calls Computing as a Service, a deliberate departure from the approach taken by […]