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Cloud Computing

Discussion in 'Employment & Jobs' started by noel123ie, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. noel123ie

    noel123ie Nibble Poster

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    Hi all

    A sys admin friend works for a large multinational who are outsourcing alot of work to India

    He reckons alot of IT jobs will be gone due to this cloud computing where most storage etc will be done at large datacentre which will result in alot of IT jobs going as no sys admins etc

    IT will be like a commodity gas water etc

    Any opinions?
    Noel
     
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  2. dales

    dales Gigabyte Poster

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    What you mean storing your companies valuable data on someone elses datacenter, (if cloud computing models are anything to go by then you wont even know where the data is). Cant see it myself.

    At least you know where your data is when its in house and you can select the staff you want to secure it. Cloud computing and data storage means that you wont know where your data is and which monkey has been employed for peanuts to safe guard the server housing it. No thanks.
     
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  3. wagnerk
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    wagnerk aka kitkatninja Moderator

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    Read an article on cloud computing, it's not financially viable to all companies. So not all companies will not go down that route. Added to that not all companies that cloud computing is an option for will go down that route.

    I think our jobs will be safe for now :)

    -Ken
     
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