The Cloud As IT Disruptor: Andreessen and His Startups Show Why

By | May 3, 2014

Information technology has always been a tumultuous enterprise, and every era has its share of inspiring innovation and disappointing flops, however the nexus of cloud, mobile, social and big data technologies means this era of technology history is more exhilarating than normal for both end users and IT practitioners alike. I plan to explore these topics and more in this column, where my interest is to share what’s new and exciting in IT and discuss the implications for business and consumers alike. To kick things off, I’d like to look at the effect cloud services are having on enterprise IT strategies, vendor business models and the two poles of an ongoing debate: is the cloud revolutionary or evolutionary?

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