The Cloud Computing Interoperability Forum will acknowledge the criticisms of the closed process used to create the document, to be presented Monday.
Various vendors have made the term cloud computing almost meaningless, and an overall taxonomy for the technology and market--required for interoperability--is sorely lacking.
Putting "Manifestogate" behind them, IBM, Microsoft, and other organizations met Monday night, agreeing--but not committing--to approach the community about an open cloud trade organization.
The most active standards work in cloud computing is not actually around image portability or mobility, but in allowing cloud operations tools to interface with multiple public and private clouds.
The Open Cloud Manifesto leaks of the last two days--and the furor they have caused--make it very clear that standards will never be the same again.
UC Berkeley's RAD Lab provides conclusions about the business and technology of cloud computing. While some see the paper as a welcome guide, others aren't so sure.