[LINK] ICT Predictions 2009

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Tue Jan 6 12:17:09 AEDT 2009

At 11:35 AM 6/01/2009, Michael Still wrote:

>This will be done with "cloud computing" -- either privately owned
>clouds running virtual machines of existing legacy software, or some
>vendor's solution.
>Running VMs with cloud-like techniques solves the legacy problem whilst
>still radically improving utilization and disaster recovery
>capabilities. It is my understanding that the ATO, for example, are
>already doing this sort of thing.


The costs will still be paid for the space and power, no matter where 
it's consumed. The question then becomes one of control of one's 
systems and security. Does cloud computing assist or conflict with those two?


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