For more than a decade, Phil Wainewright has been a trusted thought leader in cloud computing, as an analyst, blogger and consultant. He maintains a popular blog on software-as-a-service on ZDNet and serves as vice-president of EuroCloud, a pan-European business network promoting cloud services and applications. He is also CEO of strategic consulting group Procullux Ventures, where he advises top cloud vendors on messaging, positioning and go-to-market strategy. His forthcoming book, Frictionless Enterprise, describes how forward-looking enterprises are harnessing the cloud for business transformation, redefining best practice for successful organisations in the 21st century.
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  1. Lightning strike in Ireland throws Amazon servers offline « Clear and to the Point

    […] and fault propagation. In this case, a single bolt of lightning, to a power utility transformer, disrupted power to the Irish servers of Amazon’s Elastic Computing Cloud (EC2). The power surge affected the electricity phase control system that must be running before […]