If 2010 was the year of the cloud, then the cloud computing market will be a brand new beast come 2011. By many accounts, 2011 will be the year that the hype surrounding cloud computing will become a reality and partners and end users will start realizing the actual value of the cloud versus determining what it is and where it fits in their organizations, as in 2010.
Here at CRN we asked 11 executives from companies that have their fingers on the pulse of the cloud computing market to identify one trend that will define the market in 2010. These cloud computing solution providers, service providers and vendors gazed into their crystal balls and gave us their best guess of where we'll see cloud computing go into 2011.
Here is what they said.