"The idea was to begin to identify the core advantages and challenges and make sure we bring end-user customers into the process," she said.
Bernardi said it won't merely be a group of large technology vendors that ultimately defines how cloud computing is implemented. "it's going to be a process," she said.
"Enterprises, companies -- be it banks, manufacturing companies -- big companies will define what cloud computing is," Bernardi said. "It can't be determined by a vendor or set of vendors."
Sign up for Computerworld eNewsletters.