Video: Cloud computing's dirty secret

VMware chief executive Paul Maritz discusses the need for interoperability and standards to prevent proprietary cloud computing.

That data can be "checked" into a cloud but prevented from leaving due to interoperability problems is cloud computing's dirty secret, according to VMware chief executive Paul Maritz.

Speaking at his firm's VMworld Europe conference in Cannes, Maritz called for virtualisation standards to ensure data can be moved in and back out of clouds.

Click here for more virtualisation news and video from VMworld Europe 2009.

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