Cloud Computing: What’s big in venture capital - Security, security, security

Grazed from GigaOM.  Author: Derrick Harris.

Steve Herrod has seen a lot in the enterprise IT space, having spent 12 years at VMware — the last several years as CTO and vice president of R&D — before leaving in 2013 to join venture capital firm General Catalyst Partners.

And right now, after seemingly dozens of high-profile cyberattacks in as many months, Herrod has security on his mind. He came on the Structure Show podcast this week to tell how he’s thinking about that space...

Here are a few choice quotes from the interview (including about Docker and the pace of tech innovation), but it’s definitely worth hearing the whole thing. Herrod offers up a lot more thoughts on the cybersecurity. as well as cloud computing, containers and the public appetite for tech IPOs...

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