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Cloud Brokerage is Gaining Ground

by Daryl Plummer  |  August 31, 2011

All of a sudden, everyone is interested in cloud services brokerage. Well, by everyone, I mean end customers looking for an easier way to integrate cloud computing into their plans...

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Cloudstreams: The Next Cloud Integration Challenge

by Daryl Plummer  |  November 8, 2010

I’m about to introduce a term to describe a solid trend in cloud computing integration – Cloudstreams. It will come as no surprise to those of you who have spoken...

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In the Cloud, the Unthinkable is Just Mission Difficult, Not Mission Impossible

by Daryl Plummer  |  November 24, 2009

Wow. A great article by Mike Elgan on the impermanence of the web and the cloud was a treat to read and an eye opener to anyone who forgets that...

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Google Releases new Initiative called “Google Stop”

by Daryl Plummer  |  November 13, 2009

On the heels of its recent release of the new programming language “Google Go” (See Gartner Analyst Ray Valdes’ take), the Mountainview behemoth has trumped itself with today’s release of...

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Cloud Elasticity Could Make You Go Broke

by Daryl Plummer  |  March 11, 2009

Ever had a mobile phone and get a bill that was way, way more than you expected? You know what I mean. The day that bill for 700 dollars comes...

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Building a Private Cloud: Are We There Yet?

by Thomas Bittman  |  February 17, 2009

My last blog entry caused quite a ruckus. While the term “private cloud” has been in use for at least a year, there are still semantic, moral and religious issues...

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Our Kids Are Pushing Us

by Thomas Bittman  |  January 7, 2009

Why is virtualization important? Why is cloud computing compelling? Why is agility becoming so important in data centers? It isn’t simply about saving money – although that does help create...

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Partly or Mostly Cloudy?

by Thomas Bittman  |  October 9, 2008

My head has been in the clouds for the past week or so – I’ve literally been working full-time on cloud computing. Cloud services are popping up right and left,...

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Virtualization 3.0

by Thomas Bittman  |  September 22, 2008

I had a conversation with some folks at Intel today, and they referred to research from IDC on what Virtualization 2.0 looked like. This got me thinking. There is a...

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Building Private Clouds

by Thomas Bittman  |  September 15, 2008

I’m getting an interesting question more often every week: “How do I become more cloud-like – what are cloud providers doing that I can emulate?” Several people at our Web...

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