Memo to IT: Don't Fight the Public Cloud; Embrace It

When it comes to cloud computing, corporate IT doesn't quite "get it" just yet. Simon Crosby, CTO, datacenter and cloud division, for Citrix Systems (CTXS), said on Wednesday, June 22, that the enterprise cloud isn't about adding more servers, virtual machines, and very costly engineers. Instead, the cloud adoption process is one of a "creative model of destruction," because the corporate cloud should be adopting automation for efficiency. The other big barrier to enterprise cloud adoption is finding ways to merge the public cloud with private clouds in a way that provides trust and availability.

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