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Director, OpenShift Strategy at Red Hat. Founder of Rishidot Research, a research community focused on services world. His focus is on Platform Services, Infrastructure and the role of Open Source in the services era. Krish has been writing @ CloudAve from its inception and had also been part of GigaOm Pro Analyst Group. The opinions expressed here are his own and are neither representative of his employer, Red Hat, nor CloudAve, nor its sponsors.

9 responses to “Position Paper: Five Attributes Of Enterprise Cloud Applications”

  1. Shivan

    Thanks for yet another interesting post Krishnan. I’m intrigued that you define mobile and social aspects as must haves for enterprise cloud applications. The cloud offers more access and ability to enable mobile and social components in enterprise applications. But not all traditional enterprise applications contain such components. Could you please define what you mean by ‘enterprise’?

    What about those enteprises’ objectives with respect to cloud, which may or may not require mobile / social interaction (for privacy reasons as an example)?

    From my experience, many traditional enterprises are tied to backend systems that are not cloud compatible so I’d be interested to hear your thoughts on enterprise applications that are not entirely on cloud.


    *Note – I work at RightScale.

  2. Gilbert Pilz

    Interesting post. I assume by the way you capitalize “Open APIs” you are trying to convey a specific meaning to that term. Could you provide your definition?