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Thought Leaders In Cloud Computing
Sramana Mitra has launched a new series of in-depth interviews - Thought Leaders In Cloud Computing - on her blog Sramana Mitra On Strategy.
By: Maureen Kelly
As part of Mitra’s One Million by One Million (1M/1M) global initiative aimed at helping one million entrepreneurs reach $1 million in revenue, this series reinforces her commitment to the 1M/1M cause and concerted efforts in bringing entrepreneurs closer to the thought leaders and early adopters in the cloud computing space. TLCC explores cloud computing adoption across industry verticals with the objective of drawing out entrepreneurial opportunities, gaps and missing solutions, areas ripe for innovation and blue skies from the projected $100 billion cloud market.
Mitra talks to top IT executive at various organizations to share their perceptions of how cloud computing is shaping the IT industry, including:
Pat Toole, CIO of IBM
Mark Settle, CIO of BMC
José Almandoz, CIO of Novell
Nati Shalom, CTO of GigaSpaces
Fred van den Bosch, CEO of Librato
Ric Telford, Vice President Of Cloud Services, IBM
Topics discussed include cloud adoption, cloud-based business models, private, public and hybrid clouds, integration with on-premise applications and infrastructure, standardization, security, geo-impact and legal aspects of data in the cloud, new markets and opportunities, cost benefits, impact on IT organizations and others. TLCC will cover the adoption of cloud across SMBs, mid-sized, and Fortune 500 companies from diverse verticals such as tech, finance, healthcare, government, and manufacturing.
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About Sramana Mitra: Sramana Mitra is a technology entrepreneur and strategy consultant in Silicon Valley, and she runs the One Million by One Million (1M/1M) global initiative (http://www.sramanamitra.com/