I attended an IBC conference panel session today about cloud computing for the M&E industry. The panel had several speakers representing EDS, Siemens, Ioko and more. What was interesting is how this topic is really the intersection of the hosting and media entertainment segments. It's not just about how the cloud or Web services can help the end consumer, but how using cloud-based technologies can help management on the back end as well. The themes that emerged from the different execs on the panel were:
There were a few interesting examples that panelists provided...
Kevin Newport of EDS (an HP Company)
Richard Kydd, Siemens