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Vint Cerf Stresses the Need for Inter-Cloud Standards

Vint Cerf in a recent talk has compared the current cloud situation to the lack of communication and familiarity that existed among computer networks in 1973. "At some point, it makes sense for somebody to say, 'I want to move my data from cloud A to cloud B,'" but the different clouds do not know each other, he said. "We don't have any inter-cloud standards," Cerf said. They might even want to have multiple clouds interact with each other in order to take advantage of the computing power offered through such combinations, he said.

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Newer TLDs is not helping Virendra Gandhi  –  Jan 30, 2010 7:17 PM PDT

HippoCampus could be the enabler, platform, and a compelling reason for inter cloud standards and collective madness of adding newer TLDS is making the matter worse.

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