1146STR Cloud is Not IT; Cloud is Not Outsourcing. Cloud is a Means of Optimizing Workloads
Author: Bruce Guptill
Discussions with large-enterprise CIOs, CTOs, and Cloud providers at our recent Cloud Business Summit in New York helped to clarify an important reality regarding the role and importance of Cloud to the enterprise. Namely, we need to stop thinking about Cloud as a source of scalable services, or as outsourcing of IT and Business.
Anyone’s greatest success in developing, using, and selling Cloud will be in positioning and using it to optimize workloads. Any other approach minimizes Cloud’s fundamental value to the enterprise.
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