“The idea of cloud computing — designed around an architecture whose natural state is a shared pool outside the enterprise — has gained momentum in recent months as a way to reduce cost and improve IT flexibility. But the use of cloud computing also carries with it security risks, including perils related to compliance, availability, and data integrity.”
– The dangers of cloud computing, Ephraim Schwartz
Something about this piece really got my gander up. Dangers and Perils- Here Be Dragons. Ah yes the beauty of FUD.
For those of you that realise the world isn’t either/or and that we’re going to see a mix of on premise and cloud, and that for all the initial irrational fears there will be riches and assets to be discovered out there. For those that realise if we start with cloud computing we’re not going to sail over the edge of the world, we bring you… Cloud Camp London. Its tomorrow, July 16th, at the Crypt on The Green in Clerkenwell. See you there
the image above comes from Olaus Magnus.