It's a hybrid world. But proprietary clouds are hard to integrate and less flexible. On the other hand, you're already using them. To coordinate your internal and external clouds, then migration, administration, data protection, compliance, service levels and support need to be coordinated too.
The answer might lie in the open cloud. But what does that mean in reality? HP's Peter Mansell, reveals why HP decided to build CloudSystem around open standards and APIs, and Freeform Dynamics' Dale Vile, who explains how you can avoid building yourself into a silo.
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