In 2012, formidable public cloud computing market players will continue to spin up and mature their offerings. Traditional enterprise systems vendors, including but not limited to Oracle and IBM will enter the IaaS and PaaS fray. Cloud vendor “lock in” will become a more visible issue, with portability standards sorely lagging in development and adoption. By the end of 2012, expect early cloud portability standards to emerge (some driven by government cloud requirements), with Amazon leading the charge in adoption and promotion of these standards

[Editor’s Note: This post is part of the annual “Cutter Predicts …” series, compiled at the Cutter Consortium website.]


Mitchell Ummel

Mitchell Ummel is Director of Cutter's Government & Public Sector practice and a Senior Consultant with Cutter's Business & Enterprise Architecture practice.


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