Cloud Connect Is Too Polite, And That's The Problem With Vendor Conferences

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http://techcrunch.com – I sat through the Cloud Connect morning keynotes this morning, and then I left early out of frustration. The morning started with a discussion I was really looking forward to: Ann Winblad of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners was moderating a panel with vendors from Citrix, Red Hat and CloudOps. But it had one big issue: It was too polite. That’s the problem with these vendor-oriented conferences. They suck the passion out of what is a super-fascinating space. Here we are at a time when there is more disruption in the enterprise than in the past 20 years. But today, I saw the coolest group (IT news)