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Wow #1

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

I have been linked from O’Reilly Radar. Cool… Operations is a competitive advantage… (Secret Sauce for Startups!) This is a really good article about how to do a WEB 2.0 startup “The WEB 2.0 Way” (i.e., the Secret Sauce). Here is my comment… There are some really interesting companies working around S3/EC2. Now you add [...]

The World is on Crack #4

Friday, October 19th, 2007

So, I am brought in by a “Big Four” to help close a deal for an OS monitoring and services gig. Then, at the end of the meeting the customer starts to rant about how he has already spent a half-million dollars on a network management tool that doesn’t work. Furthermore, he says that he [...]

GroundWork Open Source Selected by …

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

GroundWork Open Source Selected by Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software. There is a big difference between Group 1 Software, a small company based in Maryland, and the mother-ship Pitney Bowes in Connecticut. This is, however, a step in the right direction.

They Might be Giants

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Did you ever see the move They Might be Giants with George C. Scott and Joanne Woodward? It is a great movie.

ITNMIPEE for the SMB

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

“IBM Tivoli Network Manager Entry IP Edition 3.7” – ITNMIPEE (Now that’s an acronym). On 9/11/2007, IBM announced an entry (SMB) version of its recently announced enterprise product IBM Tivoli Network Managed IP Edition (ITNMIPE). ITNMIPE is the enterprise replacement product, formally Precision from MicroMuse, for the old IBM Netview product. The Micromuse Precision technology [...]

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