Lydia Leong

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Archives for May, 2012


Corporate culture and women in IT

by Lydia Leong  |  May 15, 2012  |  4 Comments

So, I want to start this blog post by stressing that, like all of my posts, according to Gartner’s policies, it is strictly personal opinion. But I feel like this issue is important, and that I can say something constructive in the conversation around the role of women in technology and the culture of technology […]

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The Tip of the Spear

by Lydia Leong  |  May 14, 2012  |  Comments Off

So I caught an interesting Horses for Sources blog post via Twitter — Phil Fersht of HfS called out a blog post of ISG’s Stanton Jones discussing the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Hosting that I published earlier this year. Stanton Jones’s argument seems to be that analysts sit in ivory towers, theorizing about suppliers, […]

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Amazon CloudFront gets whole site delivery and acceleration

by Lydia Leong  |  May 14, 2012  |  Comments Off

For months, there have been an abundance of rumors that Amazon was intending to enter the dynamic site acceleration market; it was the logical next step for its CloudFront CDN. Today, Amazon released a set of features oriented towards dynamic content, described in blog posts from Amazon’s Jeff Barr and Werner Vogels. When CloudFront introduced […]

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