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Diego Dagum, editor-in-chief at the Architecture Journal, has posted links to a set of articles that lay out the future for cloud computing:

 

[ZDNet] The decade in tech: Top 5 stories of the 00s (video)

From the Google IPO, to the rise of social networking, it's been an important decade for tech innovation, Two IT content editors talk about the five most important tech events of the decade and what they mean for the technology industry going forward.

 

[The Economist] Cloud Computing in the Times Ahead

An interview to Brian Boruff, CSC's vice president of Cloud Computing and Software Services. CSC is a Gold Certified MS Partner.

 

[Redmond Magazine] Microsoft, Google Debate Cloud Future

Google Vice President of Research Alfred Spector and Microsoft Architect Evangelist Bill Zack debated their views on how data will be stored and shared in the future.

 

Finally Released: Windows Azure platform, Microsoft's Own Cloud

Windows Azure is now commercially available. Usage during the month of January 2010 will be at no charge. Customers to be charged from February 1st, 2010.

 

[Information Week] The Top 10 CIO Issues For 2010

For CIOs, 2010 will require new emphases on customers, revenue, external information, and a passion for rapid change.

 

[Datamation] It's Time for IT Managers to Adopt Cloud Computing

The author of this opinion column considers that those who don't make the move in 2010, will not only be left behind, but will risk losing their jobs as well.

 

[IT Business Edge] Fully Clouded by 2012?

The author predicts that virtualization and cloud computing will bring an end to IT infrastructure at small and mid-sized organizations, who would outsource these resources to regional dedicated data centers.

 

[Ars Technica] Microsoft and HP pump $250 million into cloud computing

Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard announced a three-year partnership to simplify IT environments through a wide range of converged hardware, software, and professional services solutions. The goal is to deliver the "next generation computing platform" by leading the adoption of cloud computing.

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