Only the mysteries of Egyptian mummies come somewhere close to the extent of enigma that cloud computing has brought to the tech markets. Cloud sellers seem to be running very fast but going nowhere. And user companies are more confused than enthused over the cloud concept. Is cloud for real? Or is it also headed for the graveyard of those tech tales that couldn’t live up to their hype?
Ali Shadman, chief technologist of Hewlett-Packard Company (HP), is sure he can unravel the knotty concept in moments. Here he discusses the present and future of cloud computing in an exclusive interview with Rakesh Raman, managing editor, Raman Media Network.