One of the major concerns around cloud computing is lock-in but can open APIs solve this problem. Are they enough to create portability and interoperability between providers? Can Open APIs mean that a proprietary platform can be a friend to the open source world?
Do standards matter in the cloud, are they important or a pointless waste of time which is more likely to inhibit innovation rather than benefit it?
This session examines the challenges that face enterprises in adopting cloud computing. Is it just a technology problem or are there management considerations? Are enterprises adopted cloud, is the cloud ready for them and are they ready for it?