David M Smith

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Archives for September, 2008


A Tale of Two Clouds

by David M. Smith  |  September 29, 2008  |  4 Comments

Think that the hype around cloud computing might generate some kind of consensus? Think again. Reading blogs and listening to enterprises and vendors have led me to the following conclusion: The term cloud computing has come to mean two apparently very different things: The ‘cloud’ as an internet/web/saas originated idea, with credit largely given to [...]

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Diving in…

by David M. Smith  |  September 15, 2008  |  1 Comment

well at least it’s not another “Hello World” post, not exactly. i am really excited to be starting this blog. we chose the Web Innovation summit to launch our new blogs. i’m here in LA putting the final touches on a boatload of presentations and other activities for the week.   on tap for the week [...]

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