Cloud Lock-in vs. Cloud Interoperability

As the cloud adoption increases, there is a growing concern about the lock-in of customers into the various cloud platforms. This session will discuss various major cloud platforms, the type of lock-in the customer will face in each of these platforms and what each customer can do to minimize their lock-in.

Key takeaways for audience are:

  1. Understand what is cloud lock-in
  2. Types of cloud vendor lock-ins
  3. What is cloud interoperability
  4. Major initiatives around cloud interoperability standards
  5. Goals, differences and players/proponents of these major standards
  6. Steps to minimize cloud lock-in for your customers


Cloud Computing Conference SpeakerAshwin Waknis is a Sr. IT professional with 15 years in the industry. Ashwin is currently head of the Cloud Professional Services Business at Persistent Systems. Before that Ashwin was a Sr. Product Manager at Cisco Systems where he lead major initiatives around Knowledge Management, Enterprise Portal, Web 2.0/Social softwares and Enterprise Search. For the last 2 years, Ashwin has been involved in Cloud Computing initiatives first at Cisco and then at Persistent Systems.Ashwin has spoken at many customer workshops and events organized for educational institutes.

Ashwin Waknis will be presenting on “Cloud Lock-in vs. Cloud Interoperability” at the 2nd Annual Conference On Cloud Computing to be held in Pune, India on 3,4 June 2011.Click here for a list of other Speakers & Sessions @ The Conference

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