Making decisions about adopting cloud can be tricky for some companies. In-house IT may not have the expertise to make the best decisions, but third-party consulting services run up expensive bills. This conundrum is pushing cloud providers into the role of consultants, raising a whole host of questions around potential conflicts of interest and possible mutual benefits for businesses and providers.
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- Find out what services providers are offering to businesses exploring the cloud;
- Hear what experts are saying about the issues of objectivity in cloud consulting, and the considerations for cloud-curious businesses that lack adequate IT expertise;
- Also, learn more about the buzz around OpenStack: the highlights of Folsom, its last release and the recent birth of the OpenStack Foundation; plus expectations for the upcoming version, Grizzly.
This was first published in February 2013