The "cloud broker" model is fundamentally, well, broken. Because:
It was my first visit to a Leeds DevOps meeting and I wasn't disappointed! Many thanks to the organiser and presenter, Andy Burgin, hosts Open Data Institute and sponsors Brightbox.
This week it was announced that JP Morgan Chase had joined the CloudFoundry foundation. As part of this announcement the JPMC CIO also acknowledged the emergence of a new kind of practitioner role called Infrastructure Developer, and said that this was a great opportunity for those practitioners willing to grasp the nettle.