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The CIO’s role shifting focus to compliance, brokerage

IT decision makers and technology leaders were speaking at the Cloud World Forum in London on Tuesday

As cloud services increasingly make their way into organisations the role of the CIO will likely become centred on compliance and service brokerage – if it continues to be relevant at all, according to a number of senior UK IT decision makers.

Photobox CTO: Cloud is like the ‘Wild West’ – great opportunities, many pitfalls

Graham Hobson is chief technical officer and co-founder of Photobox

As the volume of Photobox’s interactions with customers grew, so too did its data stores. This forced the company to rethink it’s IT strategy as it increasingly felt hamstrung by the lack of scale in the storage and compute capabilities on offer from traditional legacy kit.