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Overheard: Cloud Computing – Learn It Or Lose

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

An interview I did with Jim Ericson of Information Management… You’ve built up quite a bit of content blogging about the cloud at your site johnmwillis.com in just a short time. I’ve been doing IT work for 30 years, including a lot with IBM Tivoli, but I’ve been focused on the cloud stuff for two [...]

Top 10 Private Cloud Denial Statements

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

What rubbish. Cloud computing propaganda! Yeah, but I still don’t get it. Cloud this and cloud that; Sounds like a mainframe to me. Isn’t this the same thing as having your own data center? That’s just plain old grid computing. Doesn’t it have to connect to one of those puffy diagrams in order to be [...]

Cloud Cafe #42 Infrastructure 2.0 With Greg Ness

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

I had a great time doing this podcast.  Greg Ness of Infoblox is a leader in the new Infrastructure 2.0 initiative.  We talk about the network being the new frontier for data center automation and clouds. Infrastructure and the Cambrian Explosion Infrastructure 2.0 The shell game of virtualization VLAN virtualization Infrastructure 2.0 working Group DNS [...]

Cloud Computing – IASA Atlanta September 2009

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

IASA Atlanta September 2009 View more presentations from Christopher Curtin.

Guest Blogging at Force of Good – Government’s Gone Cloud

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Last week the first sentence of an article in the InformationWeek periodical specifically targeted at IT employees of the U.S. Government read as follows: ‘The General Services Administration has issued a Request For Quotation for cloud storage, Web hosting, and virtual machine services.’ Read the complete post… UPDATE: There is more to this story… link [...]

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