Posted by: kenwbudd | December 2, 2009

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

http://image.com.com/gamespot/images/cne_flash/production/media_player/proteus/one/proteus2.swf

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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