The EVolving Open Software Systems (EVOSS) research group hosted
an industry-focused event entitled 'Cloud Computing: Towards Enlightenment' on
Friday Oct 31, 2014. Attended by about 60 delegates, the event was supported by
the Irish Software Research Centre (Lero), Whitaker Institute, and the Business
Information Systems discipline.
The highly successful event presented case studies of how cloud
computing has been successfully leveraged by industry, lessons learned, what to
do (and not to do); a structured discussion on cloud benefits, pitfalls and
opportunities; and a talk on how cloud computing impacts business models,
presenting leading research on this topic underway in the EVOSS group. The
groups research on cloud computing is extensive, and cloud computing has
become a core part of the SFI-funded research team.
Present were persons from Avaya, IBM, HP, Cisco, AltoCloud,
CInfinity, Fintrax, BuilderEngine, Marrakech/Capita, OpenJaw,
Schneider-Electric, Magic Media, Celtrak, students from our MSc Cloud Computing
Research programme, and others.
For more info, visit the events web at http://cloud2014.eventbrite.ie