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A key tenet of cloud computing is that you don't need to worry about the fine details of the services; that's the provider's responsibility. But many companies and individuals get nervous at the thought of vital business data and processes being stored and managed overseas.


"Father of the Internet" Vint Cerf reckonsreckons that cloud computing is great, but that it needs standards for systems to communicate. Sendmail pioneer Eric Allman argues that too many people fail to realise that cloud computing involves a return to computing approaches from decades ago.


Loads of people tuned in for our special TechLines discussion on the future of email a fortnight ago, but if you couldn't find the time, here's the edited version of the live broadcast, compressing all the insight from our expert panel into half-an-hour of insights into the future of email and workplace communications. Don't miss it!