Lew Moorman discusses how Enterprises are moving into the Cloud

Lew Moorman, President of Cloud at Rackspace and Chief Strategy Officer, recently did an op-ed for SandHill.com discussing how the cloud is enterprise ready. “Cloud computing is for everyone but not for everything,” Lew is often quoted saying and enterprises are slowly discovering which pieces of their IT infrastructure fit in the cloud and which pieces are optimal to keep in-house or hosted on dedicated gear. This hybrid approach allows businesses, small and large, to run more efficiently and save money where appropriate.

Lew goes on to discuss the various cloud definitions, the open-source movement into the cloud and the opportunities available for software vendors.

Click here to read the full op-ed.

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Before leaving in 2016, Angela ran integrated marketing campaigns for Rackspace. She started in 2003 and did everything from Linux support, account management, sales, product marketing and marketing. She left Rackspace in 2005 to work for PEER 1 Hosting but returned in 2009 because she was interested in the cloud computing movement. Angela is a strong believer in the power of storytelling.