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Matching the Customer With the Right Cloud (Part 1)

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Previously, I created a “Cloud Vendors A to Z,” and I have received a little push back from some of my new Cloud friends (mostly vendors). I put a stake in the ground by categorizing cloud vendors as either level 1, level 2, or level 3. Although I am still refining my definitions, the bigger [...]

A Distributed Control Dispatching Framework (CTL) from ControlTier

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

I usually say that Tarus of OpenNMS is the hardest working man in open source, but ControlTier, with its new open source CTL offering, would make the original godfather quite proud. I first met the ControlTier guys at BarcampESM. They had come to BarcamESM to ask a very simple question, a question that the “Big [...]