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Let’s Party 2008 – Utility Cloud Computing

Monday, November 19th, 2007

So if 2008 is the year of the utility cloud space computing then why don’t we play the “Gartner Predictions” game on 2008 possible cloud mergers? They never get their predictions right so why can’t we play? The assumption is that a “Tipping Point” has occurred with IBM’s announcement to compete with Amazon’s S3/EC2. Furthermore, [...]

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 [...]

Whurley v. HP

Thursday, October 11th, 2007

Smack down Texas style. Swimming pools and movie stars. Texas tea. I can’t wait to see what HP has to say. You get ‘em, Whurley. HP, You’re On Notice

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.

Do you know about MRO?

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

You probably should.It has over 10,000 customers, over 300k users, and have products in over 120 countries. And it is owned by IBM, which has gotten back in the game of service request management with the MRO technology. If all that doesn’t get you excited, maybe this will: how about IBM mixing MRO’s world class [...]

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