TechLines: Cloud Control: photos

TechLines: Cloud Control: photos

Summary: Yesterday we held our TechLines event on cloud computing, discussing the ins and outs of the cloud — is it just a fad, or is it a shift to public infrastructure that is as inevitable as night falling?

TOPICS: Cloud, IBM, Microsoft

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  • (Credit: Suzanne Tindal/ZDNet Australia)

    Cloud computing is fast becoming the new black, with consumers jumping head first into cloud services such as Gmail. However, many companies are cautious about adopting it, raising fears about data sovereignty, portability and security. The aim of TechLines is to delve into the pros and cons of this new public infrastructure revolution.

  • (Credit: Suzanne Tindal/ZDNet Australia)

    The panellists were, from left to right, futurist Mark Pesce; Microsoft director, developer and platform evangelism Gianpaolo Carraro; ABC New Inventor host James O'Loghlin; Ovum analyst Kevin Noonan; and IBM director R&D Australia and chief technologist Glenn Wightwick.

  • (Credit: Suzanne Tindal/ZDNet Australia)

    It was remarked upon early that the audience was well hooked up via mobile devices.

Topics: Cloud, IBM, Microsoft

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About Suzanne Tindal

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