Bluelock’s CTO, Pat O’Day, shared his 2012 cloud predictions with Virtual Strategy Magazine. Pat emphasized the proliferation of selling cloud services in 2012. Everyone will feel compelled to have a cloud offering because the customer community is starting to show significant interest and actual buying behavior for cloud services. The barrier to entry into the market is perceived as buying commodity hardware and connecting it to the Internet. The bad news is that this large influx of new pseudo-providers will create a tremendous amount of confusion, similar to the Internet service provider explosion in the mid-90s, on who you should be signing with for your business.
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