Who’s building Clouds?

Who would build their own Cloud in 2012? Giles Sirett, Managing Partner of ShapeBlue gives his view of who’s currently building cloud infrastructures. Cloud delivery had been one of the major drivers in the consumerisation of IT and it’s evolution into a utility Services model. So, why would organisations want to build their own cloud? If they can purchase key services or infrastructure as utility from major vendors such as Amazon or Rackspace, then why continue to manage their own infrastructure? And why add complexity develop that infrastructure further into a cloud model instead of a traditional virtualised DC model […]