North Bridge Venture Partners

Security fades as a hurdle to cloud adoption

Companies are less worried about security in cloud than they used to be but it remains an issue for nearly half the respondents of a new survey. Management complexity and fear of vendor lock-in are other big factors.

Death of an IT salesman

Enterprises have already started to change the way they buy IT but we’re still in the midst of a massive multi-year transformation. And that should worry vendors like EMC, IBM, Oracle, Microsoft and VMware.

Enterprises to cloud: Ready or not, here we come

The number of die hards who resist the notion of running business apps in the cloud is dwindling. More than a third of end users polled recently feel that the cloud is safe for mission-critical applications, according to the 2012 Future of Cloud Computing Survey