Topic | "Infrastructure-as-a-service"

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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Microsoft Azure in review mirror is closer than it appears

By Subraya Mallya

Microsoft has never been known to be the first mover in any new technology or product. If anything, they end up being the last entry into any new burgeoning technology area. Case in point, Office applications, Database, ERP, Web Search, Game Devices and now Cloud. But also true is the fact they don’t stay last […]

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Two products Microsoft should set free into Cloud

By Subraya Mallya

As with all monolithic technology companies Microsoft has had its challenges embracing Cloud and making big strides there. While they have got their feet wet by releasing the Microsoft Azure Platform as both a Platform-as-a-Service(PaaS)  and Infrastructure-as-a-Service(IaaS) offering, they still resonate more with the Private Cloud believers. (I firmly vouch my support a fully public […]

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Is SaaS making Open Source irrelevant?

By Subraya Mallya

Open Source software and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) represent the two real disruptions in the arena of enterprise software. In the last decade both have experienced real success and challenged the inertia that persisted in the enterprise software controlled by proprietary vendors. New business models, Product offerings have provided consumers with choices on both the price-performance as […]

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Graduating Cloud to the Enterprise: Infrastructure-as-a-Service

By Subraya Mallya

Companies large and small added Cloud Computing as an agenda item to every key decision they made around IT last year. As companies continued to combat the budget pressures stemming from the financial downturn the cost-efficiencies delivered by SaaS, PaaS, IaaS are becoming increasing irresistible. These topics are no longer fancy acronyms that are restricted […]

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