Something a little different. No mentions of web roles, nodes or queues – but interesting nevertheless.
Brad Smith gave Microsoft’s vision of cloud computing devoted to the economic success of Europe. The event was organized by E!Sharp in the Auditorium of the Museum of Art and History, in Brussels, on January 26th. Brad Smith is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Microsoft Corporation.
Brad gives a strong steer on our commitment to (amongst other things):
Plus plenty of reality checks on Cloud and why it is something governments, organisations and individuals need to embrace. Ultimately a lot of it is about confidence.
The four challenges the industry needs to address with the help of government are:
A lot of his focus was on the need for the European Union to look at the above rather than member states if Cloud is to be adopted widely.
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I often get asked “Is Microsoft serious about Cloud Computing given its history on the desktop?”. I think the answer is pretty clear from this presentation. (Oh and the answer is a big Yes!)