Consumers of Cloud services need to consider taking mitigating actions such as disruption insurance; having secondary backups; and the issues of assurances of SLAs, which are largely out of the hands of SMB Market users.
Listen to our recorded podcast on the current state of EA, or read the transcript. The podcast was recorded by Dana Gardner of Interarbor Solutions at The Open Group Conference, San Diego 2011.
Wednesday at The Open Group Conference in San Diego included a formal Cloud Computing conference stream. This was followed in the evening by an unstructured CloudCamp, which made an interesting contrast.
The main themes at this week’s Conference are Cybersecurity, Enterprise Architecture, SOA and Cloud Computing. But there are a number of common threads running through it all relating to value delivered to IT customers through open systems; one of those threads is Interoperability.