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Cloud Computing in 2010


October 27, 2010  8:56 AM

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



Posted by: MelanieYarbrough
Amazon Web Services, AWS, Cloud Computing in 2010, SaaS in 2010

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

October 25, 2010  1:29 PM

Despite Interop hype, cloud heads to trough of disillusionment



Posted by: MelanieYarbrough
Cloud Computing in 2010, Interop, Interop New York City 2010, SaaS in 2010

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October 22, 2010  1:59 PM

Automation and the Four Phases of Data Center Virtualization



Posted by: MelanieYarbrough
Automation, Cloud Computing in 2010, Interop

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



Posted by: MelanieYarbrough
Amazon, Amazon Web Services, AWS, Cloud Computing in 2010, SaaS in 2010

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!?



Posted by: Kevin Beaver
Cloud computing, Cloud Computing in 2010, Kevin Beaver, SaaS in 2010

I just received an email from CREDANT Technologies - the data protection company specializing in encryption and related endpoint security solutions - requesting my participation in

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October 21, 2010  8:00 AM

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



Posted by: MelanieYarbrough
Cloud Computing in 2010, Interop, SaaS in 2010

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?



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Cloud Computing in 2010, Microsoft, Office, SaaS in 2010

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?



Posted by: MelanieYarbrough
Cloud Computing in 2010, Interop, SaaS in 2010

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October 13, 2010  9:53 AM

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



Posted by: MelanieYarbrough
Cloud computing, Cloud Computing in 2010, SaaS in 2010

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October 13, 2010  9:37 AM

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



Posted by: Kevin Beaver
Cloud computing, Cloud Computing in 2010, Kevin Beaver, SaaS in 2010

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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