"Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining, or Does It?"

Karine Tatoyan, Member, Pennsylvania Bar, USA
Vince Catanzaro, Senior Counsel, Global Discovery Manager, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, USA

Advertisements scream promises of unlimited resources and limited cost; a veritable pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. Providers tout a perfect cloud solution that can handle any problem of size and cost and eliminate the need to ever purchase a server again. Cloud computing can allow the buyer access to their information anywhere, anytime, on any device with the click of a button. All of this for a very low - very predictable - monthly fee that is a fraction of Information Technology (IT) costs. These clouds, however, may not be lined with silver, but rather, could prove truly hazardous for those who accept the environment without truly understanding what it is. Cloud computing has become a phenomenon in the IT arena over the past few years as corporate users try to navigate the traditional model of in-house resources and the capitol costs of maintaining infrastructure, hardware and support staff. In its basic concept, cloud computing sounds enticing; let a technology expert handle the day-to-day maintenance of server output and storage while the user just reaps the benefits of that service, essentially outsourcing the IT function.

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USA Cloud Computing Industry November 2013 Vol. 7, No. 25, Autumn 2013

Karine Tatoyan

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Karine Tatoyan is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar. She graduated with honors from the Villanova School of Business and the Widener University School of Law. Since her graduation in 2012, Karine continued work in the business sector, focusing on regulatory enforcement of legislative provisions in the real estate market. While at Widener Law, Karine received The Lucinda Peipher Memorial Award, an academic achievement award for outstanding performance in International & Business Law. Karine also competed in the 2012 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, the world's largest moot court competition with participants from over 500 law schools in more than 80 countries. Although a native of Ukraine, Karine grew up in Philadelphia from age five. She is fluent in Russian and is proficient in Spanish. Combining this interest of culture, business and the law, Karine completed a yearlong Public Interest Externship with DuPont Legal, an international organization where she worked in the Discovery Excellence Center and gained exposure to all areas of the law. Presently, Karine hopes to continue her career in international business law, utilizing studied world legal knowledge and the innovation of her generation.

Vincent Catanzaro

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Vincent M. Catanzaro is Senior Counsel, Global Discovery Manager for E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. In this role, Vince is responsible for counseling the Company concerning how best to comply with evolving legal standards relating to discovery, guiding and supporting the legal teams in the development of e-discovery response strategies and the use of litigation technology, coordinating, managing and monitoring the work of the Company’s discovery vendors and overseeing DuPont Legal’s Discovery Excellence Center. Before assuming this role, Vince worked with various DuPont litigation groups specializing in discovery management and consulting on the development of DuPont’s Discovery Policies and Guidelines. Prior to joining DuPont, Vince practiced in suburban Philadelphia where he concentrated on Construction Litigation on the state and federal level. He represented a diverse client base from industry suppliers to individual contractors in contract disputes, design interpretation, zoning matters and sales agreements. A dual citizen of both the United States and Italy, Vince has been active in community, cultural and professional organizations as he is currently a member of the National Italian American Bar Association and National Order of the Sons of Italy. He is a current member of the Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production, a former faculty member of the Georgetown Law School Advanced e-Discovery Institute and Academy, a member of the Richard Herrmann Technology Inn of Court, a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt and an Adjunct Professor of eDiscovery at Widener University Legal Education Institute. Vince has co-authored an article for the ACC Docket Magazine with Jonathan Redgrave, entitled, “Managing the Emerging Business and Legal Realities of Social Media in Corporate America” and an article for the International In-house Counsel Journal entitled “Shhh- the Internet is listening: Has technology eroded Attorney-Client Privilege and what can You do about it?”. Vince received his undergraduate degree from Temple University and his Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law where he served on the Student Bar Association and the Legal Skills Committee. He is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the State of New Jersey, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the State of Delaware for the limited practice of law as in-house counsel.

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DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment.

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

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DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment.

USA Cloud Computing Industry November 2013 Vol. 7, No. 25, Autumn 2013