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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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Legal Eagles And The Cloud: What Would Denny Crane Do?

by Daryl Plummer  |  February 12, 2010

In the last three months, I seem to be spending a lot of time with legal staff at large enterprises talking about cloud computing. I knew the lawyers would wake...

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To Paraphrase Spock - Eat Well, and Prosper!

by Daryl Plummer  |  November 25, 2009

The days of thanks begin at birth. For the few things we adults see as thankful-giving are echoed in the heart of the giving that came when we were put...

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Fly “Clear” through the Cloud and Learn a Lesson about Fear

by Daryl Plummer  |  November 25, 2009

Lots of questions are starting to come in about whether or not information in the cloud will be safe. We all worry from time to time about some level of...

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In the Cloud, the Unthinkable is Just Mission Difficult, Not Mission Impossible

by Daryl Plummer  |  November 24, 2009

Wow. A great article by Mike Elgan on the impermanence of the web and the cloud was a treat to read and an eye opener to anyone who forgets that...

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Google Releases new Initiative called “Google Stop”

by Daryl Plummer  |  November 13, 2009

On the heels of its recent release of the new programming language “Google Go” (See Gartner Analyst Ray Valdes’ take), the Mountainview behemoth has trumped itself with today’s release of...

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