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More on Symposium 1-on-1s

by Lydia Leong  |  October 18, 2010  |  Comments Off

My calendar for one-on-ones at Symposium is now totally full, as far as I know, so here’s a look at some updated stats: Cloud 23 Colocation 9 Hosting 9 CDN 3 (No overlaps above. Things have been disambiguated. This counts only the formal 1-on-1s, and not any other meetings I’m doing here.) The hosting discussions [...]

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Symposium 1-on-1 trends

by Lydia Leong  |  October 18, 2010  |  1 Comment

My 1-on-1 schedule is filling rapidly. (People who didn’t pre-book, you’re in luck: I was only added to the system on Friday or so, so I still have openings, at least as of this writing.) Trend-watchers might be interested in how these break down so far: 17 on cloud 8 on colocation 4 on hosting [...]

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Upcoming Gartner conferences

by Lydia Leong  |  October 9, 2010  |  2 Comments

I will be at three Gartner conferences during the remainder of this year. I will be at Symposium ITxpo Orlando. My main session here will be The Great Debate: Shared-Hardware vs. Shared-Everything Multitenancy, or Amazon’s Apples vs. Force.com’s Oranges. (Or for those of you who heard Larry Ellison’s OpenWorld keynote, Oracle ExaLogic vs. Salesforce.com…) The [...]

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VMworld Europe

by Lydia Leong  |  October 9, 2010  |  1 Comment

I will be at VMworld Europe this week. I am speaking on Wednesday, October 13th, at 10:30 am, giving a short tutorial on outsourcing cloud infrastructure as a service. This is an NTT Communications-sponsored session. I also expect to be available to answer questions at NTT’s booth during that day. During the rest of the [...]

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Cotendo and AT&T

by Lydia Leong  |  October 6, 2010  |  1 Comment

A lot of Gartner Invest clients are calling to ask about the AT&T deal with Cotendo. Since I’m swamped, I’m doing a blog post, and the inquiry coordinators will try to set up a single conference call. I’ve known about this deal for a long time, but I’ve been respecting AT&T and Cotendo’s request to [...]

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Equinix’s reduced guidance

by Lydia Leong  |  October 6, 2010  |  Comments Off

A lot of Gartner Invest clients are calling to ask about Equinix’s trimming of guidance. I am enormously swamped at the moment, and cannot easily open up timeslots to talk to everyone asking. So I’m posting a short blog entry (short and not very detailed because of Gartner’s rules about how much I can give [...]

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