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NextGen enterprise – all cloud all the time

By Subraya Mallya

Cloud Computing has created enough of a challenge for companies. On the one hand, they have investments made into traditional on-premise technologies which has developed firm roots in the enterprise, thanks to all the customization, resources etc. On the other hand they see these new Cloud solutions, all of which they wished their existing vendors […]

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Cloud Standards or Innovation – take your pick

By Subraya Mallya

Last week I attended CloudExpo West in Santa Clara and had an opportunity to listen to many sessions, talk to quite a few vendors and those seeking cloud solutions. Amongst other things, lack of standards repeatedly came up as one the gating issues for wider adoption of Cloud in enterprises. I have continuously maintained that – Cloud […]

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Netflix’s move to Amazon EC2 – explained

By Subraya Mallya

Last week I attended a presentation by Adrain Cockcroft (@adrianco), Cloud architect behind Netflix’s amazing move to Amazon EC2 infrastructure.  Check out the video of the 90 minutes long presentation. It was an excellent presentation with a good mix of technical and business areas covered. (Besides that Netflix also sponsored large number of Pizzas for […]

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Oracle shares its cloud logic with Exalogic

By Subraya Mallya

Private Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, Public Cloud – the resounding noise of everyone trying to define their version of Cloud Computing just got a whole lot louder. With Larry publicly chiding the “Cloud-Washing” by wannabe cloud vendors, Oracle was in a bind. They could not simply turnaround and come out with their own cloud offerings. Now […]

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Will Open Source Cloud be the rainmaker?

By Subraya Mallya

Rackspace and NASA announced a Open Stack, an open source open standards based Cloud platform. To make it worthy of your attention, they have also enlisted Intel, Dell,  AMD, Citrix and a host of other smaller tool vendors into the program as supporters of this initiative. The OpenStack will be available in an Apache 2.0 […]

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SaaS: Can I have Cloud to go with it..

By Subraya Mallya

One of the key drivers of the SaaS model has been the transfer of risks, burden and costs of ownership from the software buyer to the software vendor. In a way, by adopting SaaS the customers are telling the software industry to get their act together and bear the risks for their own doing. For […]

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