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By Sadagopan on September 1, 2010
I went to catch up with my friends coming from around the world to VMworld 2010 at San Francisco and ended up meeting some upcoming technology players as well. In the course of my discussions, I recognized the existence of a lot more energy in the cloud ecosystem – big and small, private and public […]
By Bob Warfield on September 1, 2010
I read with interest Don MacAskill’s post about the disappointment in Apple TV over at SmugMug. He listed a bunch of limitations that boiled down to their being no open apps capability. It’s all closed: – The only photo share is Flickr. No Facebook or SmugMug photos and videos. – You get ABC and Fox […]
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 September 1, 2010
Wow. An iPad with a camera would make a sweet augmented reality device. Hold that bad boy up and pan it around so you can really see the AR display on a big screen. Apparently Jobs slipped today and may have inadvertently preannounced this feature. Lately, I’ve been looking at various jobs and asking myself, […]
By Tom Raftery on September 1, 2010
Photo of before and after installation of Digital Lumens lighting system in Maines Paper & Food Service courtesy of Digital Lumens. Digital Lumens reduced the cost of lighting for their first customer by 87%. Digital Lumens specialise in high-bay lighting for warehouses, cold storage facilities, and manufacturing plants. This is a mostly invisible but very […]
By Zoli Erdos on September 1, 2010
We’re putting our money where our (digital) mouth is: having talked so much about crowdsourcing, we took 99designs for a test drive, hoping to see a new CloudAve logo emerge. I was not too impressed with the initial submissions, but just as I suspected, 99design works pretty much like eBay does: the better contestants ignore […]
I’m Back, with a Start: Are You Ready for a 9 Day Sustainability Summit at the Prince of Wales’ Gaff?
By James Governor on September 1, 2010
So I am back from my holiday in Cornwall – and very nice it was too. But now the Back To School season is kicking in. That means travel, travel and more travel in the runup to Christmas, interspersed with a metric crapload of client consulting. When it comes to item 1 on my agenda […]
By Michael Coté on September 1, 2010
Aclatel-Lucent is buying OpenPlug, which is a development suite that aims to make multi-platform development in the mobile space easier.
Finding a needle in 20 million haystacks: CERN’s Computing Grid creates a vision for Cloud Business Services
By Phil Fersht on September 1, 2010
In order to understand the business potential of Cloud-esque environments to drive innovation, you could do a lot worse than have a look at the scientists who’ve been using their own version of Cloud for years: Grid Computing. When you get into area…
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By Jason Busch on September 1, 2010
In yesterday’s early morning post (
E-Sourcing Evolves: Looking for Differentiation and Getting Past Basic Functional Sameness), I shared a few thoughts about the way I personally see the overall e-sourcing landscape evolving. …