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Microsoft’s Cloud Trajectory

February 7, 2011

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As Kevin Jackson points out in this post on Cloud Musings, the U.S. Federal Government CIO Vivek Kundra’s 25 Point IT Management Reform program ranges from a “Cloud-First” policy to consolidating 800 data centers. That’s a lot less data centers buying up servers and applications, and it’s a trend that today’s vendors can’t ignore. More […]

The Challenge of Cloud Integration

February 1, 2011

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If you have not seen or read James Urquhar’s recent articles on “’Go to’ clouds of the future”, I encourage you to do so. It’s a great assessment of today’s service providers position in the marketplace as they transition to cloud computing models. I’m inclined to agree with several of the points that James makes in […]