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June 03, 2011

Deloitte Augments Cloud Computing Services, Appoints Paul Clemmons as Practice Leader

By Jayashree Adkoli, TMCnet Contributor


With an objective to provide expanded services to clients, Deloitte (News - Alert) announced that it has expanded its Cloud Computing Practice and has appointed Paul Clemmons as the Practice Leader.

Deloitte’s expanded Cloud Computing Practice provides enhanced and broader set of capabilities to the clients, such as business model development, solution delivery and talent management.

This expansion will enhance Deloitte’s capabilities in the planning, design and implementation of cloud adoption services for cloud service subscribers,

For those unaware, Cloud Computing Practice is like a source for companies who are interested in purchasing their IT infrastructure via cloud based services such as Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS (News - Alert)), Desktops as a Service (DaaS), Cloud Performance Management, Cloud Security, and more.

"Cloud computing impacts business strategy, technology architecture, and sourcing and services delivery for our clients across industries. It also enables new capabilities such as mobility, social networking, and business analytics," said Janet Foutty, national managing director-technology, Deloitte Consulting LLP, in a statement.

As a continuation of multi-year investment in cloud computing services, Deloitte's latest expansion addresses both the enabling and disruptive potential of cloud computing on client businesses and marketplaces

Some of the investments made by Deloitte in cloud computing include expanded services to clients, including cloud provider business model advisory, operating model development and ecosystem development with advisory, implementation and operational services.

According to a press release, Deloitte's expanded cloud computing services will facilitate clients in their efforts to: scale new and existing SaaS delivery capabilities; help them to create PaaS custom development and deployment capability; and address cloud-centric data and integration.

Paul Clemmons, the new Practice Leader for the company’s cloud computing services, is an accomplished principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP. Clemmons background covers a variety of domains such as sales and marketing, e-commerce, customer experience and Enterprise Resource Planning, and across a number of different industries such as technology, financial services and consumer business.


Jayashree Adkoli is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Jayashree's articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Rich Steeves