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Cloud Expo Takeaways: The Emerging Critical Role of Cloud Security

"Cloud is everything that the dotcom era promised to be and more," says Twitter's @Archimedius, Greg Ness

With 9th Cloud Expo at Silicon Valley's Santa Clara Convention Center now finished, Cloud Computing Journal asked a variety of industry stakeholders what their Top Three takeaways were from the event, now that the many thousands of delegates are back at their desks and their companies, leveraging the knowledge and the insights that they gained through the extensive technical/strategic program and the huge number of booths on the Expo floor.

Here are the Top Three according to Greg Ness - Vice President of Marketing at Vantage Data Centers:

Takeaway #1: Cloud operating models will prevail

Tech recovery/transformation will driven by new cloud operating models, and there will be an explosion of population of endpoint or network-connected devices  – all while cloud security emerges to play a critical role. 


Takeaway #2:
Increasing emphasis on IT total operating costs

The transformation/recovery will greatly impact networks, power density in data centers, and lead to an increasing emphasis on IT total operating costs.


Takeaway #3:
Cloud's potential beats dotcom era

Cloud is everything that the dotcom era promised to be and more...

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Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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