Rich Miller: Cloud Computing & the ‘Roof Rack Problem’

Alistair Croll says cloud providers and buyers of cloud computing services need to sort out what’s built in versus what’s an accessory in the cloud. Croll, the chair of the upcoming Cloud Connect conference, calls this the ”roof rack” problem. Cloud Connect is scheduled for March 16-18 in Santa Clara, Calif. This video runs about 2 minutes.

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Alex Carroll

Alex Carroll

Managing Member at Lifeline Data Centers
Alex, co-owner, is responsible for all real estate, construction and mission critical facilities: hardened buildings, power systems, cooling systems, fire suppression, and environmentals. Alex also manages relationships with the telecommunications providers and has an extensive background in IT infrastructure support, database administration and software design and development. Alex architected Lifeline’s proprietary GRCA system and is hands-on every day in the data center.
Alex Carroll