Escape Velocity: Accelerating Adoption of the Cloud

Early adopters of virtualization and the Cloud will remember just how skeptical folks were until recently. There are still people out there claiming it’s just a fad, but that’s much less common now than even a year ago; adoption of the Cloud is officially in, folks.

Today’s skeptics point out the unsolved engineering and process problems or compare the Cloud to off-shoring & out-sourcing. This acknowledges that the Cloud is already a multi-billion dollar business and is here to stay. At the same time, it implies that the cloud won’t soon be the norm due to much lost money and productivity while people learn how to do it well.

Read my full post at the Cloudability blog