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Why Are You Here?

Monday, February 11th, 2008

In 1987, I took my first crack at starting my own business. At the time, I lived in northern Virginia and had completed my apprenticeship with some local software startups. I was lucky enough to meet an excellent mentor named Ray Padron, who helped me create a business plan and do the VC snake dance.

IT Management Podcast #004 – Cloud-crazy!

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

IT Management Podcast #004 – Cloud-crazy! Listen here

BarcampESM – Monitoring, the good, the bad, and the ugly

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

Barcamp – BarcampESM – Update #2

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

Barcamp – This is starting to look like a world class event. For the first time in the ESM industry, we will have sessions that include some of the top open source monitoring providers with two of the leading commercial monitoring providers talking about how to improve monitoring and ESM (“Monitoring: The good, the [...]

Who’s Your Daddy? IBM, Microsoft, HP

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

As one of those wacky year-in-review kind of things, I decided to waste a morning finding out who was the MacDaddy last year in patents issued. Go figure, IBM wins… Company Number of Patents in 2007 IBM 3192 Microsoft 1974 HP 1564 Sun 747 EMC 179 Oracle 177 SAP 155 Google 38 Yahoo 29 BMC [...]

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