What might you see this year?
Cloud computing isn't going away, so what can we expect? Below are a couple paragraphs from an article by Charles Babcock about some predictions for 2011:
"When it comes to cloud computing, a lot changed
in 2010. If the cloud were like an NFL quarterback, its status went from
doubtful or even being on the injured reserve list to suddenly becoming
everyone's favorite, smash-mouth player.
And In 2011, the cloud's definitely got game.
Expect to see some clever handoffs and big gains in implementations over
the next 12 months as interactions between the cloud and enterprise
data center pick up. One thing that will emerge will be better
management tools, tools that can address multiple hypervisor
environments, like Novell's XENworks. Here's 5 predictions about what to
expect in the coming year."
You can read the entire article here.