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Amazon Threatens Conventional Wisdom In IT

“Rule 1 of IT club is you don’t talk about prices. Amazon has broken that rule in a rather spectacular manner, and now there’s hell to pay. Traditional vendors still don’t disclose pricing because – they really do argue this … Continue reading

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Google’s Cloud Has a Silver Lining

“5 million businesses worldwide that have moved to Google Apps for Business. Enhanced with the features and controls that businesses need to be productive, innovative and successful, Google’s workplace tools are giving some of the world’s oldest and most established … Continue reading

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OpenStack Grows Up

“Best Buy, Bloomberg, NSA, Cisco WebEx, Comcast, CERN, HP, NeCTAR, PayPal, Rackspace and Samsung are among the companies using OpenStack in production. Developers who contributed to this release came from more than 45 companies, including Red Hat, Rackspace, IBM, HP, … Continue reading

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Gartner Analyst Surprised That Developers Love FLOSS Clouds

Gartner research director Aneel Lakhani reports that he’s surprised that 66% of one of his audiences loved FLOSS clouds because they wanted “to build on or integrate with other systems” and 47% wanted “to enable code or application portability across … Continue reading

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