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Archives for November, 2008


Cloud Computing and K-12 Education

by Tom Bittman  |  November 26, 2008  |  26 Comments

Recently, I started working on a committee developing a technology plan for our school district.This has been a huge eye-opener for me. The web, social software and cloud computing will definitely have an impact on enterprise IT – but the impact on our educational system will be astounding, and many in our educational system don’t [...]

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Managing Cloudsourcing

by Tom Bittman  |  November 11, 2008  |  6 Comments

I’ve been inundated with inquiries about cloud computing, from vendors and users. A lot of the discussion on cloud computing is about technologies in the cloud, maturity of cloud services, which workloads/services could be sourced in the cloud. I think there is a major challenge that isn’t discussed enough – how are we going to [...]

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The Evolution of the Cloud Computing Market

by Tom Bittman  |  November 3, 2008  |  15 Comments

I’ve had a number of posts on the structure of the cloud computing market, (Can A Cloud Computing Provider Be Too Massive?, Is Google the Mainframe of Cloud Computing?, Partly or Mostly Cloudy?) and I’m getting more and more comfortable talking about three major phases of market evolution. Very simply, I think they look like [...]

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