The delusions that companies have about the cloud | GigaOm
Dave Girouard is the former President of Enterprise for Google, and is now heading up a start-up leveraging cloud resources. He outlines three common but illogical "objections" that some business and IT decision-makers use to excuse or deride IT in the cloud.
Mr. Girouard certainly knows what he's talking about, and his blunt conclusion might persuade you to read his article in full:
"Ultimately, the spoils of cloud computing will accrue to those organizations that break through the insanity, that resolutely fight through these distractions and ambiguities to drive this radically better approach to computing throughout their organizations."