By Naomi Bloom on October 29, 2010
Dennis Howlett This is the first of what I suspect will be many posts for which the impetus is a question from a specific colleague, in this case Dennis Howlett. So as to give credit, or at least curiosity, where it’s due, this one’s for you. Having seen me refer to (Dennis might say pimping) [...]
By Phil Wainewright on September 1, 2010
SaaS buyers shouldn’t settle for the limited horizons of single-tenancy. Multi-tenancy is the ideal architecture to make the most of the cloud environment, because it continually evolves to keep pace with the collective demands of its tenants.
By Bob Warfield on August 27, 2010
My head is starting to hurt with all the back and forth among my Enterprise Irregulars buddies about the relationships between the complex concepts of Multitenancy, Private, and Public Clouds. A set of disjoint conversations and posts came together like the whirlpool in the bottom of a tub when it drains. I was busy with [...]
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By Josh Greenbaum on August 26, 2010
Image via Wikipedia Fellow Enterprise Irregular Phil Wainright has commented on my recent post regarding multi-tenancy with a well-considered rebuttal that I believe deserves its own rebuttal in turn. Here it is: As someone old enough to remember the DEC Rainbow and other also-rans, I enjoyed the trip down memory lane. However, at the risk [...]
By Phil Wainewright on August 26, 2010
If you believe the private cloud vendor spin that simply by including certain features in common you’ll capture all the advantages of cloud computing, you’re making the same mistake that enterprises made in the 1980s when they invested in DEC Rainbow PCs and IBM PS/2 Microchannel.
By Josh Greenbaum on August 23, 2010
I am sitting in Workday’s 2010 Technology Summit hearing the pitch about the supremacy of multi-tenancy, and despite their best efforts, Workday’s rationales about this key piece of SaaS orthodoxy are coming down solidly on the vendor side of the equation, not the user side. While the benefits that multi-tenancy can provide are manifold for [...]