Ray Ozzie's departure from Microsoft doesn't bode well for its cloud initiatives, no matter what Steve Ballmer says.
Virtualization offers a way to run a cleaner, leaner data center, and that means you could help save the planet, while saving money and increasing profits. Those are ideas we should all be able to get behind.
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff took the stage the other day at Oracle World and declared that the public cloud was the only true form of the technology. Such semantic hair-splitting is silly and non-sensical and gets us nowhere.
Homeland Security, a super secure government agency is building a private cloud. If an agency like this in full bore, what's holding you back?