Presented at MPLS 2010 Oct 24-27 Washington D.C.
Monique Morrow, Cisco Distinguished Consulting Engineer, discussed the role of the network in developing as a base for cloud computing in developing XaaS models across a private backbone vs offering Cloud-based services over the Internet.
The presenter further presented the potential evolution of Cloud Computing in the form of Private, Hybrid and Inter-Cloud.
Service Level Management and Security are also highlighted themes in this presentation.
An overview of the various standards organizations and forums that may be specific to cloud computing and emerging inter-cloud was also provided
Discussion and takeaway - the value of these models to your business.