Woz is Worried About “Everything Going to the Cloud” — the Real Issue is Giving Up Control

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Woz is Worried About “Everything Going to the Cloud” — the Real Issue is Giving Up Control

by GUEST AUTHOR on AUGUST 8, 2012

Guest Post By Nati Shalom, CTO and Founder of GigaSpaces

In a recent article, Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with the late Steve Jobs, predicted “horrible problems” in the coming years as cloud-based computing takes hold. 

“I really worry about everything going to the cloud,”.. “I think it’s going to be horrendous. I think there are going to be a lot of horrible problems in the  next five years. ….“…with the cloud, you don’t own anything. You already signed it away.”

When I first read the title I thought, Wozniak sounds like Larry Ellison two years ago, when he pitched the Cloud is hype, before he made a 180-degree turn to acknowledge Oracle wished to be a cloud vendor too...  

 

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