- Cloud adoption: European versus US/North American markets:
- Privacy: Are European data privacy regulations hampering the adoption of the private cloud (versus the public cloud) in Europe?
- Barb Darrow tries to dig deeper into European privacy concerns and the European Commission's new cloud computing plan of action, which she covered for GigaOM in articles such as
Fighting FUD: cloud players try to make sense of European data laws ( http://gigaom.com/cloud/fighting-fud-cloud-players-try-to-make-sense-of-european-data-protection-laws/ …)
European cloud plan addresses data protection problem. Sort of. ( http://gigaom.com/cloud/ec-cloud-plan-addresses-data-protection-problem-sort-of/ …)
- And, of course, Stacey (and a few of our chat participants) followed up on Marten's feisty appearance at Structure in San Francisco this past June, where he incited a lively onstage debate about OpenStack with Chris Kemp (Nebula/OpenStack) and Sameer Dholakia (Citrix), as summarized by GigaOM's Kevin Fitchard: http://gigaom.com/cloud/if-aws-is-the-walmart-of-cloud-is-openstack-the-soviet-union/ …