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Security and risk leaders consistently rank compliance with global privacy regulations as one of their top three challenges. To help them, Forrester periodically updates our map of global privacy rights and regulations. Our 2019 version was released today. This year, we included 61 countries, adding
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Cloud Quotes

With a world dominated by mass and social media it is no surprise that pop culture arises from common trends that are marketed with these outlets. This makes me wonder how cloud computing may have looked different if famous movies quotes were about cloud computing. I think the world would be an artistically better place. Don’t you?

1. The Wizard of Oz:

Toto, I’ve got a feeling we aren’t using a USB jump drive to share our files anymore.” – Dorothy

2. Love Story

Cloud computing means never having to say I lost those pictures of your cat that you sent me.” – Jennifer Cavaalleri

3. Field of Dreams:

If you build a cloud network, people will share.” – Ray Kinsella

4. The Sixth Sense:

 “I see a network that stores all my files . . . and dead people.”  – Cole Sear

5. Jerry Maguire: 

You had me at secure storage.” – Dorothy Boyd

6. A Streetcar Named Desire:

 I have always depended on the kindness of a shared network.” – Blanche

7. Titanic: 

“I’m the king of the world’s cloud networking system!” – Jack Dawson

8. Dirty Dancing:

 “Nobody puts all my files in the corner.” – Johnny Castle

9. The Terminator:

 “I’ll be back . . . with greater security features.” – Terminator

10. Chicago: 

Pop! Six! Squish! Uh Oh! Cicero! Cloud Computing! Pop! Six! Squish! Uh Oh! Cicero! Cloud Computing! Pop! Six! Squish! Uh Oh! Cicero! Cloud Computing!” – Cell House Tango

11. The Princess Bride:  

“Cwoud computing, Cwoud computing is what bwings us togethwaa.” – Clergyman

12. Animal House

“Nothing is lost from our cloud until we decide it is. Were all our files lost when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? No!” – John Blutarsky

13. Mommie Dearest

“NO . . . MORE . . . TRANSFERS! What are wired transfers doing on this computer when I told you NO WIRED TRANSFERS EVERRRR!!!!”: – Joan Crawford (As a character in the story)

14. Inglourious Bastards:

“Now if one were to determine what attribute the German people share with a cloud network router, it would be the cunning and the predatory instinct of a D-Link DIR-865L.”  – Col. Hans Landa

15. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone:

You’re a cloud computing network Harry.” – Rubeus Hagrid

16. Evil Dead 2: 

“There’s some cloud network out there. That… that witch in the cellar is only part of it. It lives… out in the internet, in the dark… something… something that’s come back from the dead.” – Ash

17. The Dark Knight: 

All you care about is money. This city deserves a better class of free cloud computing. And I’m gonna give it to them!” – The Joker

18. Gone With the Wind:

 Frankly my dear I don’t give a damn . . . about your external hard drive.” -Rhett Butler

19. Dumb & Dumber:

Lloyd Christmas: “What do you think the chances are of a guy like you and a girl like me sharing a cloud network together?”

Mary Swanson: “Well Lloyd that is difficult to say, we really don’t”

Lloyd Christmas: “Hit me with it! Just give it to me straight. It took some time to set this cloud network up Mary the least you can do is level with me. What are my chances?”

Mary Swanson: “Not good.”

-Lloyd Christmas: “You mean not good like 1/100”

Mary Swanson: “I’d say more like 1/1000000”

Lloyd Christmas: “So you’re telling me there’s a chance, YAAAH!”

20. The Empire Strikes Back:

 –Darth Vader: “Luke, I am your cloud networking partner.”

-Luke Skywalker: “No that’s true that is impossible!”

-Darth Vader: “Search your feelings; you know it to be true.”

-Luke: “Noooooooooooooooooo nooooooo”

-Darth Vader: “Luke we can destroy USB jump drives together . . . it is your destiny.”

. . . And the Academy Award goes to . . . Leave your favorite in the comments section, or another that you came up with!

By Chris Kenealy

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