Filtering the informative, insightful and quirky from the fire hose of cloud-based hype.

Mike Pearl from PWC Looks At Cloud Strategy Through The Lens Of Value in a guest post for Forbes, Michelle Boisvert discusses the Real and perceived security threats of cloud computing, abd Greenpeace is still mad about ’dirty cloudy computing’.

CTV News shares its opinions on Which cloud storage solution is best for your data?, whilst V3 discusses the security and performance issues that may slow the adoption of cloud storage. Addressing the security issues, the Washington Post looks at ways to keep the cloud secure.

On the Azure front, there is a nice story about how MediaValet are Thriving on Microsoft’s Cloud Platform, and Mary-Jo writes about How Twilio went from handshake to Microsoft Azure partner in a month-plus.