HOW CLOUD COMPUTING WILL RESHAPE THE DIGITAL AGE
Within ten years one-third of all data is expected to pass through cloud computing networks. No longer simply a concern of technologists, business and government leaders are now investigating if and how to adjust their IT environments for the coming revolution in computing.
1) What are the potential advantages and disadvantages of cloud computing? How will it allow users to reduce costs and improve performance?
2) Which companies are best positioned to benefit from this trend? Can the public sector benefit?
3) What will need to happen for cloud computing to become prevalent?
Julia Angwin , Senior Technology Editor, The Wall Street Journal
Sergey Beloussov , Chief Executive Officer, Acronis
Brian Bershad , Professor, Head of Engineering Centre, Google Seattle
Philippe Camus , Chairman of the Board of Directors, Alcatel-Lucent
Anatoly Karachinsky , President, IBS Group
Tomas Kilroy , Senior Vice-President and General Manager, Sales & Marketing Group, Intel Corp.
Jean-Philippe Courtois , President, Microsoft International