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Implementing a successful Enterprise Cloud requires that the needs of all stakeholders be balanced and in harmony. Without this balance, it simply doesn’t work, leading to failed projects – as a number of early cloud adopters have already discovered to their cost. Balance is not just about consultation, it’s about selecting technology that works to address the needs of each stakeholder. In my upcoming keynote, I will demonstrate that not only is balance possible, but that with it, the Enterprise Cloud actually becomes greater than the sum of its parts, truly achieving both the individual goals of each stakeholder, and the collective goal of the organization.

Read the whole story at — post a comment there, then join us at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley, Wednesday, Nov 9th at 1:30 for the General Session.   We will open the floor to answer questions and bring some followers on stage to join us for a community panel.  Tell your friends through twitter with #tightrope or #cloudexpo.


The 7th annual International Cloud Computing Conference and Expo was held on November 1-4, 2010 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The Cloud Computing Expo is regarded as the world’s top Cloud computing conference and featured more than 5,000 delegates and over 100 sponsors and exhibitors.

Abiquo CEO Pete Malcolm delivered two keynotes on breakthrough cloud management technology innovations (Business Policy and Virtual Enterprise) at the Cloud Expo Silicon Valley 2010. The event attendees saw the first public demonstration of Abiquo at Booth 200 on the show floor. This fourth major version of the Abiquo solution, announced on November 1, provides industry leading Business Policy support that enables IT Cloud Administrators to set, edit and manage utilization, compliance, security, energy and cost savings-related business policies from a single, centralized policy editor to automatically ensure cloud governance.

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