IT & Network Infrastructure : 10 Common Private Cloud Computing Pitfalls to Avoid
Discussions about testing and building private cloud computing systems at large enterprises and midrange companies consumed time and energy for many IT decision-makers in 2009. According to most industry analysts, a growing number of IT managers and C-level executives already have carved out some of next year's budget to devote to internal cloud computing testing, hardware, software, services and licenses. The future is definitely looking up in this sector for 2010. As with any new technology trend, however, caution must be a key component of any such plan. Surgient, an Austin, Texas-based cloud software and services provider, has set up private cloud systems for more than 70 companies. So it knows firsthand about the common problems that can arise. CTO Dave Malcolm shares these with eWEEK in the following slide show.