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Cloud Cafe #30 What is a Cloud from the Beginning

Friday, January 9th, 2009

It only took 30 podcasts to figure out a way to get my favorate analyst, and IT management co host on my Cloud Cafe series.  Actually I wanted the 30th podcast to be special and I had this idea of doing a “What is a Cloud from the Beginning” a few weeks back.  At first [...]

Alternate Cloud 20 List

Monday, January 5th, 2009

In my humble opinion Nick Carr just got lucky. It’s all about timing. He just happened to be working on a book about Google at the same time Amazon was about to part the sea. He lifted an old cliched metaphor of the 19th century electricity company, and shazam, he is now the father of [...]

Top 5 Cloud Cafe Podcasts in 2008

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

Cloud Cafe #27 – What is a Cloud? By John | November 24, 2008 Cloud Cafe Podcast #1 Cassatt By John | April 4, 2008 Cloud Cafe Podcast #5 Elastra By John | June 20, 2008 Cloud Cafe Podcast #4 3Tera By John | June 15, 2008 Cloud Cafe Podcast #9 – Enomaly By John [...]

Who Coined The Phrase Cloud Computing?

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

Chris Sears, one of Atlanta’s finer cloud enthusiasts has earned some battle scars on the forums discussing the topic of “Cloud Computing”.   I remember him once telling me that he had done some research on the original sighting of the phrase “Cloud Computing”.  So this afternoon when I posted a tweet asking the titled question [...]

Cloud Computing 102

Sunday, December 28th, 2008

This video says more about the value of cloud computing than I could do in about 20 blogs. Here are some of the key points I pulled from this clip: Brink and Mortar you should be worried Creating a business that has a virtual footprint A real network doesn’t have any walls, it just has [...]

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