Cloud Standards Customer Council
Announces "Practical Guide to Cloud Computing"
Issues Call for Participation in Guide and New
Needham, MA, USA - June 7, 2011 - Cloud
Standards Customer Council (CSCC) members have begun a
project to create a "Practical Guide to Cloud
Computing." The project is still accepting
participation and is slated to be published in Q4. The CSCC
has also issued a Call for Participation in several new
working groups. For more information on the CSCC, visit http://www.cloud-council.org/.
Melvin Greer, Senior Fellow and Chief Strategist, Cloud
Computing, Lockheed Martin; interim chair, CSCC steering
committee, called for volunteers to work on the
"Practical Guide to Cloud Computing."
"We've received a fantastic response from customers
interested in cloud adoption, but there are still a lot of
questions," said Melvin Greer. "With the creation
of the Practical Guide to Cloud Computing, the CSCC hopes to
dispel the myths, clear up the hype and clarify what it
means to adopt cloud computing."
Anyone interested in participating in the creation of the
"Practical Guide to Cloud Computing" should email email@example.com.
The CSCC has issued a call for participation in new
working groups. Members have already suggested several areas
of interest including:
- Cloud Interoperability
- Financial Services
- IaaS: Evolution from infrastructure to workload
- Mapping the cloud space
- PaaS: Landscape and boundary
- Practical Guide to Cloud Computing Working Group
- Reference Architecture
- SaaS: Industry Vertical (Retail, Finance, Telco)
- Social Business Standards for Cloud
Elections for the steering committee will take place at
the first face-to-face meeting of the CSCC on June 21, 2011
in Salt Lake City, UT. Membership is free for qualified
end-user organizations. The membership application is
available at http://www.cloud-council.org/application.
Vendors may join as sponsors. For membership or sponsorship
questions, contact Ken Berk at firstname.lastname@example.org
or +1-781-444 0404.
About the Cloud Standards Customer Council
The Cloud Standards Customer Council (CSCC) is an
end user advocacy group dedicated to accelerating cloud's
successful adoption, and drilling down into the standards,
security and interoperability issues surrounding the
transition to the cloud. The Council is not a standards
organization, but will complement existing cloud standards
efforts and establish a core set of client-driven
requirements to ensure cloud users will have the same
freedom of choice, flexibility, and openness they have with
traditional IT environments. The Cloud Standards Customer
Council is open to all end-user organizations. CA
Technologies, IBM, Kaavo, Rackspace and Software AG are
Founding Sponsors. For more information on CSCC, visit http://www.cloud-council.org.
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