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How will CIOs deal with rogue cloud computing?

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

A wise business technology leader told us once that he treats every rogue Web application an employee brings in as a warning flag that the IT team isn’t meeting a need in some way, and isn’t communicating the value it brings in being part of the process. To be ready for the inevitable demands, IT [...]

Cloud computing to fuel open source explosion

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

“The more we move towards cloud computing, the more that rewards open source because the cloud software vendor can not afford to pay for software for say 25,000 server CPUs. “They will go towards open source and in many cases self support. People can not afford to spend the money that would be necessary in [...]

Will data integration be its Achilles Heel?

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Cloud Computing: Will data integration be its Achilles Heel? .

Why the Enterprise will use Open Source in the Cloud

Friday, December 5th, 2008

The other day I attended an Amazon Web Service (Cloud) bootcamp. There were about twenty-five people attending the workshop and by my estimation at least a third of them were enterprise customers. During the break I was able to talk to a few of these “Brand” name enterprises about their plans for using the cloud. [...]

What Color is Your Cloud?

Monday, November 17th, 2008

I’ll admit I have hated CA for as long as I can remember. At the first startup I ever worked at we used to have Mary Kay cosmetic like sessions with “Kill CA” painted in Pink blood all over our faces (not really, but close). Although, I have never worked for Tivoli directly, I have [...]

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