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Who’s Who in Cloud August 16, 2013

Stacks on stacks of wins in the cloud this week.

Stacks on stacks of wins in cloud this week. It feels like we’ve won the lottery! Despite a few hiccups, the cloud industry has been booming with news of progress in banking to the federal government. Times are changing, and spending seems to be in cloud.

Winning the lottery should solve a few world problems you’re facing today. If not, $10 billion should do it –  10 IT firms just won contracts with the U.S. Department of the Interior despite a few hiccups in the industry stated Brandon Butler .

Banks are joining the cloud wave, proving to deliver innovation and cost reduction. Chris Skinner

If you think PaaS is the future of the cloud, you should keep an eye on Cloud Foundry according to Ben Kepes.

Brandon Butler: DevOps & Cloud Computing: Two buzzwords that are going to transform IT departments .

David Do believes that hospitals need to invest in health IT, and we think so too.

Dana Gardner sits down with Rick Grodin, Senior VP of Product Management at MedAssets, and discusses how healthcare  businesses can efficiently manage their suppliers, purchases and processes particularly with cloud providers.

Study shows findings that enterprises are moving away from public to the hybrid cloud for a more tailored fit IT architecture.  Archana Venkatramen

Tom Nolle explains how network functions virtualization will revolutionize architecture and that is an incredibly ambitious effort.

Three problems David Linthicum sees in  companies’ current cloud adoption efforts.

Oh NSA PRISM, what have you done to this nation?! The US surveillance policy might change accordingly, and if they do, you can bet your bottom dollars that Amazon will be the interested party that will be at gains, noted Barb Darrow.

Bruce Schneier tells executives to fight against the NSA’s commandeering of the Internet.

Vala Afshar compiled and shared the Top 100 Cloud Computing Experts on Twitter. If you haven’t already, go check out the list!  Thanks Vala for putting this together and congrats to those who’ve made the cut.

Did we miss anything good? Let us know on Twitter @CloudGathering.

By Isabella Lam

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