If there was ever a perfect example of how the Cloud should work for normal people like you and me it must be Dropbox. It you don’t know what it is, you are either a hermit living in a cave or don’t have an issue with storing and forwarding big files, or any files for [...]
If you were hoping to access Reddit, Quora, FourSquare, Hootsuite, SCVNGR, Heroku, Wildfire, parts of the New York Times, ProPublica and about 70 other sites last Thursday, you may have been out of luck. It was also no fault of their own that they went offline, some for up to 36 hours, it was a [...]
I’m is considering taking up a new career as a fortune-teller. I may not have predicted the horrendous floods sweeping through Queensland in Australia, but my words on preparedness were certainly timely. “Maybe it’s time to review the massive spend on marketing activities and re-allocate some monies to enterprise risk management, disaster recovery and business continuity [...]
We are all hung up just now on ‘monetization.’ It will also be a major theme at the upcoming TM Forum Management World Americas event in Orlando. I receive countless press releases on the subject and occasionally I get excited about what I’m reading. Today was one of those days. A previously unknown entity called [...]
You know times are a’changing when the CEO of Microsoft announces that 90 per cent of his staff will be working on cloud platforms by next year. Steve Ballmer even went one step further when he said he was “betting the company” on the Windows Azure cloud platform.