Experts highlight barriers to cloud adoption

Cloud-computing pundits spell out the issues that are holding back the technology

Cloud computing may well offer certain advantages, but a number of factors are still deterring organisations from considering it as an option. At the recent Cloud Expo Europe conference in London, ZDNet UK canvassed the views of a group of experts — Derek Kay of Deloitte MCS, Professor John Darlington of Imperial College London, Linux International's Jon 'maddog' Hall, and IBM's Linux advocate Bob Sutor — to identify the main barriers.