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The Cloud 300 – Who is Gaining Mind Share?

April 2, 2012

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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

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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 […]

The Battle for the Enterprise

March 29, 2011

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As one with large enterprise experience, I’ve seen first hand the challenge of migrating from old technology to new technologies on-premise. Migrations range from months to years depending on the size of the migration effort, as well as the number, and type of applications involved. In some cases, by the time the migration is completed, […]

40-80% Savings in the Cloud?

March 28, 2011

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Given the state of the global economy and the increasing adoption of Cloud computing it’s no surprise that lately there have been a number of articles on achieving Cloud computing savings ranging from 40% savings according to an EEOC case study to as much as 80% savings according to Microsoft. However, not everyone seems to believe […]

What can the Cloud do for you?

August 25, 2009

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In the excitement of witnessing the dawn of a new era in computing, we often overlook the fact that while many of us understand the benefits of cloud computing, there are many more that are just beginning this exciting journey. For those just getting started, here’s a few quotes on the subject and a brief […]

On Ramp To The Clouds

August 18, 2009

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In a recent article by Treff LaPlante, CEO at WorkXpress, a Platform as a Service (PaaS) provider, Treff points out the rising importance of the business analyst in the cloud computing paradigm. “Using a 5GL PaaS an entire company can be automated from scratch in just a matter of weeks, but ONLY if there is […]

The End of IT 1.0 As We Know It

August 7, 2009

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The time has come to declare that the beginning of the end for the traditional approach to Information Technology.  The party is over. The End of IT 1.0 As We Know It – has begun.  To borrow a phrase from my previous IBM colleagues who wrote, “The End of TV As We Know It” with […]