A quick follow up on my previous post on cloud computing adoption patterns. I have been guest blogging on Compuware's CloudSeluth blog and have written a post on this topic titled Cloud and Bottom-Up Adoption. In it I reiterate some of the points I wrote about in the last post and which I presented in my CloudConnect keynote, but I added another angle, comparing the first attempt of creating a true public cloud, the Sun Grid, to the first successful attempt: Amazon Web Services.
The main difference between the two? You guessed it.
While the former (Sun) targeted the traditional IT customer, the CIO, Amazon went after developers, and that was the secret to their success.
For more, check out the full post here.