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Why the Cloud Will Shake Markets

Data centers that do not evolve – quickly – will face plummeting profit margins

"Recently, I predicted that in 2013, cloud computing will provide the biggest disruption information technology has experienced in 25 years. These impacts extend to the $128 billion data center industry, which will never be the same as the traditional business model is disrupted, and new rules for success are written."

This is how I started my most recent article for SC Magazine In it, I address the how the datacenter marketplace is bifrucating and how operators need to rethink their current business model in order to survive.


Kevin Jackson with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan in 2009

Data centers that do not evolve – quickly – will face plummeting profit margins as more and more information moves to the cloud.

Please read the article (http://www.scmagazine.com/the-cloud-will-shake-markets/article/276463/) and comment. The industry is currently undergoing an inflexion which will require agressive changes by many.

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Kevin Jackson, founder of the GovCloud Network, is an independent technology and business consultant specializing in mission critical solutions. He has served in various senior management positions including VP & GM Cloud Services NJVC, Worldwide Sales Executive for IBM and VP Program Management Office at JP Morgan Chase. His formal education includes MSEE (Computer Engineering), MA National Security & Strategic Studies and a BS Aerospace Engineering. Jackson graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1979 and retired from the US Navy earning specialties in Space Systems Engineering, Airborne Logistics and Airborne Command and Control. He also served with the National Reconnaissance Office, Operational Support Office, providing tactical support to Navy and Marine Corps forces worldwide. Kevin is the founder and author of “Cloud Musings”, a widely followed blog that focuses on the use of cloud computing by the Federal government. He is also the editor and founder of “Government Cloud Computing” electronic magazine, published at Ulitzer.com. To set up an appointment CLICK HERE

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