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Join Us at the Cloud Computing Expo in New York

For three days, cloud experts will unite to discuss how cloud computing continues to evolve at the Cloud Computing Expo 2014. We’re stoked to be a part of the conversation around the future of what powers enterprise IT. Cloud Computing Expo? Tell us more! This year, Cloud Expo is exploring Mobile Apps, Software Defined Data, Cloud […]

About Those Public Cloud Price Drops …

As Amazon, Google and Microsoft continue to drop pricing on their public cloud, and Oracle announces its sashay into the public cloud arena, you’ve got to wonder how this affects the market, and more importantly, customers. While price cuts are always nice, let’s take a deeper look. Have the economics really changed and how will this affect you? Hidden Fees What didn’t […]

OpenStack Object Storage at Intel Developers Forum

OpenStack Object Storage (code name Swift) could be the most representative storage workload for new data center and cloud service provider architectures. Intel agrees, which is why OpenStack Swift is being used this week at the Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco to showcase the scale-out workload capabilities of the new Intel® Atom™ C2000 product family (code […]

Own Your Data

Yesterday I read a scary article about what can happen when you give over ownership of your data to a third party. The summary is that customers of Microsoft’s SkyDrive product are finding that data they load into their SkyDrive account, even private data they have not shared with anyone else, is analyzed by Microsoft and then […]