Next year is expected to be a year of maturation for cloud computing, as cloud expertise takes root within IT departments. Forrester Research analyst James Staten says the upcoming year will be the technology's "awkward teenage years," with some growing pains still ahead, particularly as companies learn to cope with cloud failures and regulatory concerns. The good news is it will be easier to determine who really knows the cloud and which providers are giving the technology lip service, Barb Darrow writes.

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