Cloud Computing, Enterprise Architecture Align to Make Each More Useful to Other, Say Experts The Open Group, a vendor- and technology-neutral consortium, in February held an Enterprise Cloud Computing Conference in San Diego. A panel of experts was assembled at the conference to examine how cloud computing aligns with what real enterprises will need to do in terms of savings and productivity in the coming years. In essence, this is a discussion about real-world cloud computing. To gain deeper insights into how IT architects can bring cloud computing benefits to their businesses, BriefingsDIrect's Dana Gardner queried panelists Lauren States, vice president in IBM's Software Group; Russ Daniels, vice president and CTO Cloud Services Strategy at Hewlett-Packard, and David Linthicum, founder of Blue Mountain Labs. Listen here or read a full transcript of the discussion at: Sponsor: The Open Group.