Jon Boutelle shares insights with Robert Duffner for "Thought Leaders In The Cloud"
March 30, 2011
SlideShare CTO and co-founder Jon Boutelle talked with Microsoft’s Robert Duffner recently for his "Thought Leaders In The Cloud" series. The in-depth interview is posted on the Windows Azure Team Blog. Topics covered include:
- The scale of SlideShare (45 million visitor per month)
- Two kinds of expensive missteps with the cloud
- Aligning SaaS revenue with cloud costs
- Concrete examples of the benefits of hybrid architectures
- The higher administrative burden of infrastructure as a service
- The opportunity to build cloud hosted special purpose application services
- Front end complexity and back end cost risks
You can read the entire interview, “Thought Leaders in the Cloud: Talking with Jonathan Boutelle, cofounder and CTO of Slideshare,” on the Windows Azure Team Blog.