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30 Insanely Popular LinkedIn Groups on Cloud Computing

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30 Insanely Popular LinkedIn Groups on Cloud Computing


 

linkedin logo 250pxAs a professional social network, LinkedIn is today's bad-ass resource for communities engaging in discussions and gathering information. That's why today, we want to follow up on our previous post on LinkedIn groups for IT operations, and bring you some great places on LinkedIn for discussing all things on cloud computing.

These groups are terrific for participating in LinkedIn groups geared towards cloud computing. Check out these groups and discover what's being talked about in cloud computing. So, below is our handpicked list of some of the most popular LinkedIn groups focused on Cloud Computing, listed alphabetically, that we want to share with you.

We've compiled this list of groups based on their relevancy to subject of Cloud Computing and that they have large numbers of followers. Sure, not all groups will be for everyone, but with a wide offering of groups to choose from, you'll find someplace to pose pressing questions and explore conversations related to your current needs. In the comment section below, feel free to share your thoughts and, of course, any other groups that you've found useful and would recommend.

Description

Discussions around Cloud applications & SaaS business formation and growth and in the following areas: Awareness, Onboarding, Technology, Customer Service, Financial Modeling, SLAs, and Security.

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5,249 // Curt Raffi

Description

Technical people interested in sharing knowledge about Cloud and SOA governance issues.

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1,787 // Brian Burns

Description

Discussion Pages for Cloud Architect

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3,200 // Rob Miletich

Description

Network for Cloud Computing Architects who are looking to further the adoption and share knowledge about Cloud Computing.

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1,378 // Gary E. Smith

Description

Share your thoughts on next generations of communications services and network.

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3,076 // Monty Ferdowsi

Description

For people involved in Current Big Thing - Cloud Computing. Discussion is done through Google Groups.

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190,551 // Khazret Sapenov

Description

Discussions and opportunities related to cloud computing.

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1,397 // Austin Holverson

Description

Best practice methods, standards and architectures for Cloud Computing.

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2,057 // Neil McEvoy

Description

For cloud computing including users, providers, enablers, investors, researchers, developers and hobbists.

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3,104 // Sam Johnston

Description

The group covers IaaS, PaaS and SaaS, Cloud Security, Virtualization, Enterprise 2.0 Applications, Cloud Services, Cloud Marketing and everything related.

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2,941 // Martin Tantow

Description

Professionals can maintain up-to-date resources, information, and industry insights into market drivers, challenges, and opportunities inherent and unique to cloud computing for the enterprise.

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1,208 // Damon Young

Description

For marketing, sales and business development professionals in field of cloud computing.

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9,240 // Khazret Sapenov

Description

Focus will be placed on the creation of a common agreed upon framework / ontology that enables the ability of two or more cloud platforms to exchange information in an unified manor.

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3,340 // Reuven Cohen

Description

For Cloud Computing & Virtualization professionals to expand their network of contacts, share idea's and discuss industry related topics.

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132,965 // Ian Johnson

Description

Supports Cloud, SaaS,Hosting & Connectivity professionals 365 days a year, around the globe, by connecting them with their peers and professionals who can provide services and solutions to enhance their online business.

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1,176 // Emily Nicols

Description

Discussions on community influenced innovation, hybrid Clouds, heterogeneous hypervisor aware data centers, CDP (Continuous Data Center Protection).

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4,892 // Tarry Singh

Description

A cloud conference and expo for IT professionals, developers and leading cloud providers.

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1,362 // Liz Wakefield

Description

Provides a common ground for the introduction and advancement of cloud networking and distributed network computing technology.

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6,480 // Reuven Cohen

Description

For providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing.

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39,943 // Jim Reavis

Description

Provides a common ground for the introduction and advancement of cloud storage and computing technology.

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20,886 // Reuven Cohen

Description

For discussing software testing of Web applications that leverage Cloud computing environm.

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4,308 // James Giddings

Description

For new business ventures in the Cloud Computing space.

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2,534 // Neil McEvoy

Description

Provides a common ground for the introduction and advancement of cloud computing.

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6,592 // Reuven Cohen

Description

For all of us who are fascinated with the cloud.

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8,194 // Daniel Parker

Description

Discussion of several key principles that must be followed to ensure the cloud is open and delivers the choice, flexibility and agility organizations demand.

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2,093 // Dirk Nicol

Description

For discussing the best practices of enterprise cloud computing including online services, strategies, operations and datacenter infrastructure. Topics are cloud related service management, IT automation, security, high availability, compliance, monitoring, management etc..

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1,512 // Abdelmagid Ghalayini

Description

Globally furthers the knowledge around Cloud Computing.

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2,641 // Gregor Petri

Description

A group for Virtualization & Cloud Computing professionals to network and discuss industry related topics such as Virtualisation, VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix Xen, Security, Enterprise, Mobile, Storage, VCP, VCDX, Cloud Power, SaaS, PaaS, Data Storage, Security.Technical Q&A and news.

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36,608 // Patricia Page

 

 

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Syed Raza and Martin Perlin