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This list is a summary of Cloud Computing news that I posted during the past week on Twitter:

- Unisys & #CloudComputing: Exclusive Q&A with Rich Marcello http://bit.ly/JmBad (via @cloudnomics) #Security & #Privacy are big concerns...

- Sun Microsystems view on #CloudComputing: http://bit.ly/1cm61n

- List of advantages of #CloudComputing http://bit.ly/X8mKB (via @CloudMarkets) ME: and list of advantages vs risks: http://bit.ly/oBwga

- How is Your Cloud Computing Provider Doing? http://bit.ly/nXWYM (via @cloudysaas)

- The tech jobs that the cloud will eliminate... and which become more valuable? http://bit.ly/UNp9U

- Platform-as-a-Service (PAAS) market to grow to $15.2 B in global sales by 2016 according to Forrester (via @MCFTechnology @AmericanUnit)

- Jericho Forum Collaboration Oriented Architecture Position Paper http://bit.ly/1h5Er (via @Capgemini)

- Cloud security depends on the human element http://bit.ly/rkOsm (via @Dana_Gardner) ME: I agree completely

- Will IT pros love the cloud? http://bit.ly/k4nVa (via @TTintheCloud)

- Budget issues are biggest driver for cloud services - IDC Research - http://bit.ly/1uiDe (via @cloudnetworking)

- Survey: Company Data Safer in Data Centre as #CloudComputing Grows http://bit.ly/TU8yW (via @surprisedcloud)

- @Dana_Gardner panel on cloud security http://bit.ly/E3NBE

- RT @jshuey When I say SaaS --- You Say ... http://bit.ly/52KNS

- The Transformational Power of the Cloud for Knowledge Workers http://bit.ly/15MU8 (via @PowerInTheCloud)

- [Security] Architectural Framework http://bit.ly/Z4hno (via @Beaker) ME: Recommend

- Amazon Web Services Secrets Revealed - Source: InformationWeek http://bit.ly/TexLX (via @cloudEq)

- Will the Kindle Crisis Kill Cloud Computing? http://bit.ly/Rfgss (via @techwatching)

- RT @cloudbook New Contributor: Patrick Stingley @patrickstingley Federal CTO shares insights #Government #CloudComputing

- Bringing Cloud Computing Down to Earth with Ultra Low-Cost Endpoints http://bit.ly/v4N5c (via @cloudEq)

- The tech jobs that the cloud will eliminate http://bit.ly/10gOxL (via @cloudnetworking

- The Top #CloudComputing Solutions people are looking for in 2009– Survey by onCloudComputing.com http://bit.ly/1u9e3F (via @oncloudcomp)

- Loads of good Cloud content (papers/presos) from Usenix/HotCloud09 http://bit.ly/A2KQ0 (via @Beaker)

- What does Amazon nuking Kindle copies of 1984 tell us about #CloudComputing? Unfortunately... http://bit.ly/FAVJg (via @Beaker @samj)

- The third draft of #CloudComputing Use Cases #WhitePaper is ready for your comments: http://bit.ly/r4CR0 (via @doug_tidwell) ME:recommend

- Vivek Kundra: #CloudComputing Could Improve Intergovernmental Collaboration: http://bit.ly/p0jvs (via @dasharp)

- Concerns raised as L.A. looks at Google Apps http://bit.ly/OTmsB

- Blog- SOA and Security: Are Services the Problem or the Solution? http://bit.ly/192ok0

- SOA, cloud: it's the architecture that matters http://bit.ly/nxQeS (via @cloudnomics)

- Open Group conf shows how security standards & governance hold keys to enterprise #cloud adoption http://bit.ly/2UKvmW (via @Dana_Gardner)

- Thanks onCloudComputing.com for publishing my #WhitePaper #CloudComputing http://bit.ly/sfiou and also thanks for the excellent feedback :)

- Is Your Cloud App Ready For 100,000 Users? http://bit.ly/wMcs9 (via @informationweek)

- A view of public & private cloud computing from the perspective of different applications & interfaces http://bit.ly/bE7mH (via @cloudbook)

- RThanks @PeterKretzman: If you read only 1 paper #cloudcomputing, I strongly recommend @mariaspinola "Essential Guide": http://bit.ly/RbXcy

- Engine Yard launches robust Ruby cloud-based deployment platform service http://bit.ly/ya1p0 (via @Dana_Gardner)

- RT @Kevin_Jackson #GovCloud The Government is the New Google http://twurl.nl/o5z1r5 (http://tiny.cc/KLJ)

- New Contributor: Maria Spinola @mariaspinola shares her insights on cloud computing with the community http://bit.ly/wLUrU (via @cloudbook)

- Lost in the Cloud... NYTimes http://bit.ly/2h7XRI #CloudViews

- Paper: @ChrisCrandell on Advancing Application Availability with PAN Manager Software http://bit.ly/48C6FK (via @cloudbook)

- "What happens when the biggest IT buyer in the world gets into #cloudcomputing? http://bit.ly/Q0ad9 (via @wllm @digiphile)

- Why Wouldn't You Adopt Cloud Computing? http://bit.ly/aVRgl (via @vaklove)

- Standards Groups Collaborate on Cloud Computing http://bit.ly/tHWTG (via @TheCloudNetwork)

- BMC makes cloud management push with Amazon as partner (by InfoWorld) http://bit.ly/SwhSL

- Three critical -- and avoidable -- cloud computing mistakes (by InfoWorld) http://bit.ly/14uO5V

- Before you jump into the Cloud, did you asked: "Who is accountable if something goes wrong?" or... http://bit.ly/oYn5K

- HP Acquires Cloud Computing Company http://bit.ly/sRDSO (via @cloudnetworking)

- Report: Twitter Hack Caused by Hasty Adoption of Cloud Computing http://bit.ly/9BuRf (via @iintelicomp)

- A Pragmatic, Effective and Hype-Free Approach for Strategic Enterprise Decision Making http://bit.ly/oYn5K

- List of Top “Cloud Computing Solution Providers to Watch in 2009″ http://bit.ly/yOYEe

- Cloud Data Import, Export by Amazon http://bit.ly/t5z7v (via @TheCloudNetwork)

- 4 1/2 Ways to Deal With Data During Cloudbursts http://bit.ly/7F1Ik (via @surprisedcloud)

- Clearing up cloud computing - Chicago Tribune http://bit.ly/3dp4JQ (via @cloud_dennis)

- Can Microsoft (or Rackspace) Dethrone Cloud King Amazon? http://bit.ly/mE1k0 (via @surprisedcloud)

- Government Adoption - The Cloud, the Crowd, and Public Policy http://bit.ly/Lp5jV

- White Paper: Emergency Preparedness for Local Government http://bit.ly/2NEZTp (via @Jonathan_Kantor @247survival)

- Ruby-on-Rails Apps Get Cloud Lift http://bit.ly/lSmZw

- Do You Trust Google More Than You Trust Your Wife? http://bit.ly/tab0t

- Will You Lead Cloud Computing or Will You Follow? http://bit.ly/D0kSR (via @cloudysaas)

- I just joined CIOZone - Professional Network for CIO's and IT Professionals - as a contributor: http://bit.ly/RGN4B


Thanks and please let me know how can I help you.
Maria Spínola
http://www.twitter.com/MariaSpinola

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Maria Spínola is a Researcher, White Paper Author and Copywriter, and Cloud Computing Evangelist and Advisor with more than 15 years experience in enterprise information technologies.

She holds a Software Engineering degree and a "Marketing and Innovation in Retail and Distribution" pos-graduation.