Summary of Management Strategies for the Cloud Revolution

How Cloud Computing Is Transforming Business and Why You Can't Afford to Be Left Behind

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Management Strategies for the Cloud Revolution book summary
Cloud computing has a silver, gold and even a platinum lining. Here’s how it affects your business.


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If you’re confused about “the cloud,” you’re not alone. The definition of the cloud is a subject of intense debate, even among its inventors. InformationWeek editor-at-large Charles Babcock explains exactly what cloud computing comprises, how it differs from pre-existing technologies and how it’s going to affect the way companies operate. He describes the seemingly limitless potential of cloud computing’s huge, cost-efficient data centers without minimizing the problems facing this emerging platform. A fundamental shift in digital services is taking place. getAbstract recommends this book to anyone curious about the brewing technological storm.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What “the cloud” is
  • How cloud computing is changing the way companies conduct business
  • How to use the cloud


Cloudy with a Chance of Future
The definition of cloud computing – like a cloud – changes constantly. Even Andi Gutmans, CEO of Zend Technologies and co-creator of the most commonly used language on the Internet, PHP, is reluctant to define “the cloud.”

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About the Author

Charles Babcock is editor-at-large for InformationWeek.

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