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Scott Mattoon's Blog IaaS standards will enable a market place in which workloads can be moved from cloud to cloud according to price, capacity, and feature criteria. A few companies are jockeying for the pole position in the race to provide the arbitrage for this meta cloud. Ian Kallen over at Technorati wrote a nice post about the cloud computing ontology and the subtleties of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).  I'm glad to know he's still working on the hard problems there at the blogsphere search engine after their recent cost cutting measures.  As he has said to me previously, he writes, "What I foresee is that the first vendor to embrace and commoditize a standard interface for infrastructure management changes the game."  I think he's right, particularly in his prediction that these standards will enable a market place in which workloads can be moved from clou... (more)