We had a lively meeting at the Financial Services Club the other day, talking about cloud computing in banking.
I say lively because it is still clear to me that cloud is misunderstood in banking.
I guess because cloud is this amorphous mass of stuff that is ill-defined and hard to track down to a real requirement.
You have all these things as a service you see. Software as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service … you name it as a Service.
Nevertheless, we did spread some light on the subject by a panel discussion that comprised some lawyers (Kemp Little), some providers (Amazon Web Services), some users (Visa Europe) and some innovators (the Currency Cloud).