Posted by: kenwbudd | December 2, 2009

The Economist Debate: 90% of Users Do Not Trust Cloud Computing – Amazon CTO Video

Click here to enter the Economists Debate on the Cloud and how much we trust it.

At the Supernova Conference in San Francisco, Amazon Chief Technology Officer Werner Vogels (@Werner) broadly outlines the benefits of a cloud-based infrastructure. He says Web services offer businesses four distinct advantages:

1.Lower costs (both capital and operational)
2.Reducing time to market (as the provisioning of IT resources cease to be a barrier)
3.Increased security (using cloud services that are more secure than those you could build on your own)
4.Better scalability


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