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Atlantazon: Living the Dream of Amazon’s HQ2

by Daryl Plummer  |  September 27, 2017

Here we are a week ahead of my interview with Amazon AWS CEO Andy Jassy at Gartner’s Annual Symposium and I got to thinking about Amazon’s search for a new...

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Yes, Watson, There IS an Alexa/Cortana Clique

by Daryl Plummer  |  August 30, 2017

Today, two of the Voice personal assistant (VPA) giants got together and decided to cooperate on creating a big-time social party between their voice services. Alexa and Cortana are now...

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“Digital BizOps”: A Philosophy of Business Operations in the Digital World

by Daryl Plummer  |  September 19, 2014

Digital Business is everywhere and everyone is buzzing about it. But like a swarm of angry bees, sometimes all you want is for the buzzing to stop. Unfortunately, in the...

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Cloud Brokerage Has a “Green” Future – The Color of Money

by Daryl Plummer  |  December 13, 2011

In 2011, Cloud Services Brokerage (CSB) has grown from a minor curiosity into a major point of interest for cloud providers and consumers alike. The issues of aggregating, integrating, customizing,...

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Back Your Way Into The Right Cloud Choices

by Daryl Plummer  |  October 26, 2011

Your motto shold be: If you assume Public Cloud CAN work for you, you will soon discover what it CANNOT do. If you assume Public cloud CANNOT work for you...

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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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Cloud Services Brokerage is Built on Markets Near 1 Trillion in Spend!

by Daryl Plummer  |  October 11, 2010

I recently wrote a prediction stating that "Cloud Services Brokerage (CSB) is the single largest revenue growth opportunity in Cloud Computing". Of course, not everyone agrees with that. So, I...

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Gartner’s Global IT Council on Cloud Computing: Do You Have Rights?

by Daryl Plummer  |  July 11, 2010

It has long been apparent to me that Cloud Computing represents a significant change in the relationships between providers of solutions based on technology and the consumers who use those...

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Can Bulk Licenses in the Cloud Save Software Vendor Revenues?

by Daryl Plummer  |  March 30, 2010

I posed an interesting question in our cloud council meeting last month. Since then, I have been trying to get more detail on the issue. The question was, when will...

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