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The Cloud 300 – Who is Gaining Mind Share in 1Q 2012?

April 2, 2012 by

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Ok, so it’s a few more than 300. What can I tell you? The segment is growing by leaps and bounds. The question remains, who is gaining mind share in the 1st quarter of 2012? So lets take a look at the Top Cloud Enablers Gaining Mind Share, and The Leaderboard (Cloud Innovators, Movers and Shakers). Large […]

The Cloud’s Tipping Point

September 26, 2011 by

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I always enjoy hearing from those of you who have come to the conclusion that Cloud computing will not work, and decided you will not be developing plans to shift your business to the Cloud. Sometimes the analysis is sound. More often than not, it omits key variables. Perhaps you relied too much on vendor […]

Enterprise Cloud Computing and The Services Led Organization

July 19, 2011 by

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Charge! That’s the rallying cry not of your IT on the way to the Cloud, but your business units as they use their corporate American Express (AMEX) cards to buy Cloud services. The Cloud, like the Internet before it, it seems deceptively easy. Back then, it was just connect. Done. Today, it’s just subscribe. Done. […]

Why the Cloud Computing Acquisition Parade Will Continue

June 30, 2011 by

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OpSource, a privately held, SAS 70 Type II, PCI DSS Level 1 Cloud Service Provider headquartered in Santa Clara, CA with 150 employees worldwide has been acquired by Dimension Data, a $4.7 billion ICT services and solutions provider and wholly owned subsidiary of NTT. Like others before them (Verizon + Terremark; Time Warner + NaviSite; […]

Parlez-vous le cloud computing? RunMyProcess Does

April 21, 2011 by

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RunMyProcess (RMP) the Cloud based business process management startup which secured $2.2 million Series A funding last year has added Shared inbox for Gmail to its tool kit, facilitating increased collaboration, productivity, agility, and easier management of open customer support tickets or other shared inbox requirements. Shared Inbox group members can see all incoming tickets […]

The $7 Billion Dollar Cloud Mystery

April 12, 2011 by

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I feel like I’m playing a game of Clue all by myself (it wouldn’t be the first time). No one seems to have questioned IBM’s $7 Billion dollar 2015 target on Cloud computing. It was just swallowed up in the news as if it were written on stone tablets and delivered by Moses himself. Well, […]

IT Management as a Service

April 5, 2011 by

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Last week I had the pleasure of speaking with Chris O’Connell, Director of Product Marketing for Nimsoft, a provider of integrated IT management solutions owned by CA Technologies. Nimsoft has just announced the availability of its Unified Manager solution which combines IT Monitoring and Service Management to provide ITIL based IT Management as a Service. […]