A collection of cloud stories:
The notion of using cloud-based services still terrifies enterprise IT pros, even though such services have advanced in both quality and variety for years. IT pros remain frozen by the specter of losing control of data, security breaches and random service outages. Some of these reasons may be losing validity.
Benefits of cloud computing may not be immediate; it takes some time to get things right. Enterprises need to establish a successful private cloud first — and get all the benefits they can there — before moving workloads out of the company, Mueller emphasized.
According to the paper on Israeli Data Protection Law: Constitutional, Statutory and Regulatory Reform, many organizations in the country tend to focus more on internal, private cloud implementations.
Amazon, Google drop rates of cloud services, OpenStack and other stories.