Just a day after the SAP-IBM cloud partnership news broke, an international standard setting body issued two standards related to cloud computing.
Perhaps CEOs Ginni Rometty of IBM and Bill McDermott of SAP should take note.
ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) today released what officials there call "ground-breaking standards" that "lay down the basic terminology and architectural framework" for cloud computing.
The cloud "poses many issues, chiefly related to compatibility," ISO’s Vivienne Rojas blogged today. "With more and more providers offering cloud-based services, the technology has suffered from chaotic development, making it almost impossible for companies to ascertain the quality of services offered."