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Interop: The Dark Side of the Cloud, security and lock-in

May 20, 2009, 03:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"Randy Rowland, General Manager, Managed Hosting & Cloud Computing Services, Terremark Worldwide, Inc told the audience that just because an application is in the cloud doesn't mean that it is disaster tolerant. If a cloud deployment is made up of multiple virtual machines and the host box goes down and there is not backup, the service will be unavailable."

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