• Which would you chose? Open Source Cloud Services or a Proprietary Platform?

    While some cloud providers like the idea of building their cloud services on open source software, others prefer the full feature set and integration that a proprietary platform delivers, as well as the comfort of a service-level agreement, or SLA. If you were charged with leading your company into...

    Chris Leonard4,300 pointsBadges:
  • Gmail question

    When my grown daughter sends an email from her Gmail account, it shows her name to be my old name. Her Gmail was set up long after she had moved from home and has nothing to do with me. Same thing sort of happens with my step-daughter. When I start to send her a new message, I type the first 4...

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  • How does IBM’s acquisition of SoftLayer impact the cloud industry?

    Big news for CIOs and the cloud industry as IBM dished out a '$2 billion reality check' to purchase the cloud computing company SoftLayer. Many experts feel this is a huge indicator that IBM plans to become a major player in the public cloud provider game (a' la Amazon). How do you think IBM's...

    Michael Tidmarsh33,120 pointsBadges:
  • What is causing the slowdown in the storage sector?

    An interesting theory has arisen to explain the slowdown in the storage sector.“It’s the cloud, stupid!”The efficiency of cloud-based systems has curtailed the sales of secondary storage systems, thereby hurting the storage sector as a whole. So what do you think? Is the cloud to blame or is...

    Chris Leonard4,300 pointsBadges:
  • IT Infrastructure, analytics/business intelligence or cloud computing. Which is most important?

    In a recent study by Longitude Research, CFO survey respondents noted that their top priorities over the next three years are IT Infrastructure, analytics/business intelligence and cloud computing. While both analytics and the cloud saw a sharp rise in percentage over a similar survey performed...

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  • What will the future hybrid IT business model look like?

    During the 17th annual Cisco Partner Summit 2013, company executives put the spotlight on three key topics for partners: Opportunities in the midmarket The importance in the cloud The imperative to begin transitioning to a "hybrid IT" business model today In reference to point #3, what do you think...

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  • Is your company thinking of going fully into the cloud?

    As companies move from partial to complete cloud storage they are finding surprising costs that they did not expect. While the functional cost of actual storage is low, it is the cost of “transactions,” adding, removing or accessing data that is causing some pain. Is your company thinking of...

    Chris Leonard4,300 pointsBadges:
  • Are we ready for the growth of public clouds?

    Cloud will be king at the Red Hat Summit and JBoss World 2013 conference running June 11- 14. There will be some 50 sessions on cloud deployment at the conference. Much of the anticipation focuses on the rise of public clouds. But as public clouds become more common, the need for the infrastructure...

    Chris Leonard4,300 pointsBadges:
  • Will Jeff Barr’s road trip buoy AWS?

    In an interesting marketing move, Amazon Web Services Chief Evangelist Jeff Barr is doubling down on customer outreach with a road-trip tour of 14 AWS user groups throughout the U.S. Will his trip have a positive effect on Amazon’s cloud provider customers? What effect will it have on AWS sales?

    Michael Tidmarsh33,120 pointsBadges:
  • MDB and SOA in the cloud

    Cloud papers often refer to "applications", but how can a mix of in-house and cloud providers handle SOA and MDB?

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  • Gmail recipients question

    When someone sends you email (on Gmail account), and if you click on who he sent it to (let's say it was sent to 5 people), it opens the list of recipients, but for some it only says their mail (example: john.doe@gmail.com, and for some it has this form: John Doe . My question is what makes this...

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  • Would an Amazon-ruled cloud service space be a positive thing?

    Amazon is going to do to enterprise cloud companies exactly what it did to bookstores. This line, which was the headline in this week's Searchlight also caught Karen Goulart's attention. With the Amazon cloud positioned as a big winner by SMBs as well as CIOs at more established enterprises, do you...

    Michael Tidmarsh33,120 pointsBadges:
  • What do you think of OpenStack’s momentum?

    OpenStack is on the rise! With vendors such as Dell and VMware making major commitments to the project, Enterprise Management Associates Research Director Torsten Volk explains the push will allow companies to develop specific services rather than on as IaaS model. What do you think of OpenStack's...

    Michael Tidmarsh33,120 pointsBadges:
  • Resource allocation in cloud service

    Namaste sir, I am Sivaram from Chennai, India. I'm happy to share my views with you. I am interested to learn more about cloud issues. Particularly, I want to know about the recent issues faced in resource allocation method in cloud services. I am interested to have a deep study on optimum resource...

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  • What do you make of the hybrid IT movement?

    During last week's 2013 Amazon Web Services Summit, RightScale's senior cloud solutions architect Brian Adler said more enterprises are moving their applications and functions to the cloud via 'hybrid IT architecture.' Hybrid IT allows companies to expand their architecture though multiple cloud...

    Michael Tidmarsh33,120 pointsBadges:
  • Security in cloud computing

    I have developed a web site for connecting to cloud and I'm storing my files in the server which I have bought from a cloud provider (actually it is an instance of that cloud). But I want to store the data which is uploaded by the user to be stored in the cloud i.e cloud storage or walrus I have...

    comptechit10 pointsBadges:
  • Would you consider using Windows Azure Infrastructure Services?

    Microsoft via its IaaS platform Windows Azure Infrastructure Service is actively competing against Amazon Web Services (AWS).  Improvements to Azure include improved virtual machine (VM) Image Templates for SQL Server and SharePoint images and roomier VM sizes to accommodate larger memory servers;...

    Chris Leonard4,300 pointsBadges:
  • How has your company coped with ‘cloud-washing’?

    The cloud-hype wave seems to be in full effect as vendors continue to 'cloud-wash' products that don't deliver the same value as true cloud services. How has your company coped with 'cloud-washing'?

    Michael Tidmarsh33,120 pointsBadges:
  • What are your goals when it comes to cloud services?

    During the Ingram Micro Cloud Summit in Phoenix this week, MSPexcellence founder Todd Hussey said companies should have three goals when it comes to cloud services: Provide value to customers Attain long-term stickiness Gain a strong revenue steam Do you agree with his goals? If not, what would be...

    Michael Tidmarsh33,120 pointsBadges:
  • Deleting email on Gmail

    I recently learned my Gmail account is full….. “You are almost out of space for your Gmail account. Once you run out of space, you will not be able to send or receive any emails until you delete some items.” If I try to delete all the messages on the Gmail account, will it automatically do...

    trumpetguy1110 pointsBadges:

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