Managing the cloud. How do you do it? It's crucial since you are surrendering control over your environment. Some mature organizations I've consulted with have large monitoring rooms where system components are actively monitored 24x7 on big screen monitors. The goal, of course, is to forsee problems and fix them before users are affected. In the cloud, however, you are surrending that type of control. Vance McCarty at Integration Development News states that HP and VMWare are working on management solutions.