Here’s my presentation from Cloud Slam ’09. While much of the collective discussion has focused on cloud computing and trying to define it, Cloud Storage has not so quietly gone from concept to tangible business with real revenue and margin opportunities. Those actively in the business believe that the per cent of every $1 spent
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Maureen O’Gara‘s recent Cloudonomics article says: “Citrix has pushed out a cloud solution called Citrix C3 Lab so its followers can use Amazon’s EC2 and S3 as part of their standard technology infrastructure and prototype cloud projects…This week it added XenApp and XenDesktop so service providers can deliver Windows applications and desktops as a service…C3
The free CloudLayer iPhone application is now live at the iTunes App Store. You can click on this link to take you right to it in either iTunes or on the iPhone directly. This will allow you to register for a 1 GB CloudLayer storage service, that includes 1GB of storage.
When Gray Hall and I launched this blog, our first entry included this statement: “…this phenomenon called cloud computing represents both an exciting opportunity and a significant threat to the IT service provider industry.” Not all service providers possess the in house capability, or desire, to build the raw infrastructure to deliver a cloud computing
The Obama administration is embracing the cloud in no uncertain terms. The Washington Post reports: “The Pentagon has awarded another contract for cloud computer — which, roughly speaking, involves putting software tools on the ‘net and delivering them to users only when needed.” What they’re talking about is the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) which