Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Top 5 cloud computing predictions for 2010

Evidently it's a requirement that all of those in the cloud computing world must chime in with their cloud computing predictions for 2010, so here are mine:

1. Rise of standards

The development of cloud computing standards and the use of cloud computing standards to promote interoperability was more conceptual in nature in 2009. In 2010 we should start to see some real traction in this area. Many user organizations are waiting on the sidelines for these standards to become real before they move data and applications to cloud providers. Some of the organizations to watch include the Open Cloud Consortium (OCC) and committees work within the Object Management Group and Open Group. However, many of the cloud computing providers that are trying to create standards as a means of marketing will abandon them in 2010 or 2011.

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1 comment:

  1. This is a great point and lots of the cloud community is commenting. Great predictions for 2010. Thanks for posting! This is a great list.

    Appistry a(client) is compiling all the cloud predictions for 2010 from around the web here:

    Come check them out and jump in the conversation.

    Happy holidays!