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Cloud Computing and the Enterprise

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

The more I learn about cloud computing, the more I think that it’s going to affect the enterprise more quickly than most people expect. Some enterprise customers are already working on cloud prototypes, and I recently heard a Forester analyst say that he thought that cloud computing initiatives could affect the enterprise within 2 to [...]

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, [...]

Should VMWare Worry?

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Recently, VMWare is not the darling of Wall Street that it once was. It still has tremendous market share, but the game is changing. Here are some examples of why, IMHO, VMWare might be in trouble. 1) Google Google is building commodity-based warehouse data centers, and I doubt that VMware is its predominant virtualization engine of [...]

Hat Trick by Matt Asay – Citrix, XenSource and Stuff

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

This guy can crank em out! Open-source companies to be acquired by proprietary vendors? | The Open Road – CNET Blogs Citrix to buy XenSource for $500 million; open-source company valuations skyrocketing (UPDATED) | The Open Road – CNET Blogs What the XenSource acquisition says about proprietary software | The Open Road – CNET Blogs  

Citrix buys XenSource – Virtualization is White Hot!

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

Citrix gobbles up XenSource Is Parellels next?  http://www.parallels.com Also see: All my friends are gonna be strangers

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