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October, 2010


October 27, 2010  8:56 AM

Amazon Web Services serves up a free lunch come November 1st

Melanie Yarbrough Profile: MelanieYarbrough

Starting November 1st, Amazon will grant all new customers...

October 25, 2010  1:29 PM

Despite Interop hype, cloud heads to trough of disillusionment

Melanie Yarbrough Profile: MelanieYarbrough

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October 22, 2010  1:59 PM

Automation and the Four Phases of Data Center Virtualization

Melanie Yarbrough Profile: MelanieYarbrough

You're not going to wake up one morning and discover you're in the private cloud. Just as there required planning to create your current infrastructure, there are certain steps you need to take before changing it. This year at Interop New York, the focus on the private cloud...


October 22, 2010  9:26 AM

How Amazon Web Services protects your data

Melanie Yarbrough Profile: MelanieYarbrough

It's true that the number of data breaches are decreasing. But as CEO of CyberRiskPartners Drew Bartkiewicz pointed out, the number of records compromised per breach is increasing. This observation seems to be the contributing factor to what Infosecurity refers to as a


October 21, 2010  10:33 AM

Data protection and the cloud, huh!?

Kevin Beaver Kevin Beaver Profile: Kevin Beaver

I just received an email from CREDANT Technologies - the data protection company specializing in encryption and related endpoint security solutions - requesting my participation in Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


October 21, 2010  8:00 AM

The Interop user revolt against cloudy clouds: More solutions, less pixie dust!

Kevin Beaver Melanie Yarbrough Profile: MelanieYarbrough

I made the trek to Interop New York yesterday morning, and jumped right into my first breakout session: Measuring Cloud Performance. I know what you're thinking: More marketing mumbo jumbo on the buzz word that's lost all meaning. And there were definitely moments of that, especially with a VP of...


October 19, 2010  8:18 AM

Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie leaves Microsoft: Is Azure another victim of Clippy?

Michael Morisy Michael Morisy Profile: Michael Morisy

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced Ray Ozzie, Microsoft's Chief Software Architect, would be leaving the company, making him the latest in a line of visionaries to leave the Redmond...

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October 18, 2010  7:53 AM

Will I see you at Interop New York 2010?

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October 13, 2010  9:53 AM

Bird-watching in the Cloud: SaaS & Cloud Twitter Pros

Michael Morisy Melanie Yarbrough Profile: MelanieYarbrough

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October 13, 2010  9:37 AM

Should you also prepare for customer no-service with cloud computing?

Kevin Beaver Kevin Beaver Profile: Kevin Beaver

It's been exactly a year since I went on a rant about my experience with cloud computing and customer no-service. Here was a...


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