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Who’s Who in Cloud August 30, 2013

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With cloud, USTA is making tennis make a difference.

We’re winding down the summer with this week’s coverage on the US Open, VMworld, and IT leadership and decision makers. Check out how cloud computing is being utilized and making events more fun in the real world.

Sara Peters gives us the scoop with USTA CIO Larry Bonfante on how IT is powering the enormous US Open.

Did you know that the US Open’s immersive second screen experience is powered by cloud computing?

Recap VMworld’s 3 must see moments  with Ryan Cox.

Valentina Craft  covers Sanjay Poonen, GM of End-User Computing Business, VMware, and captures this great quote:

“You don’t have to obsess over competitors. You have to have the ambition to become number one…”

Rachel King buzzes around VMware’s aim to define software-defined data center  with new portfolio.

HP Expert Christian Verstraete discusses what skills CIOs need in order to become trusted advisors to the board.

Yung Chou evaluates important considerations for assessing a cloud computing solution platform; a memorandum to IT leadership and decision makers.

Barb Darrow notes HuffPo CTO John Pavley preparation to put trolls out.

David Linthicum hates cloud-washing and thinks IBM could possibly become a poster child.

Due to the reality of insider attacks, Kevin T. Smith thinks we need to start getting serious about Big Data Security.

Did we miss anything good? Let us know on Twitter @CloudGathering.

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