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Funny, one of the things they don’t tell you as a Cloud service provider, is that the boundaries of the Cloud aren’t white, fluffy, and ambiguous. Quite the opposite as a matter of fact. They’re cold, rigid, and expansion can be expensive.
Certainly, from the consumers’ perspective, that’s exactly what the Cloud is. But use a leaf blower to clear away the puff ‘n fluff, and you’ll find there’s something rather solid inside. And, it costs money.
Added by J. T. Pedersen on October 31, 2011 at 12:38pm — No Comments
Following the discussions in “Uncomfortable, Thinking About the Cloud” (Pt. 1, Pt. 2), I was asked what I viewed as ‘non-core’ activities. What type of services might a company outsource to a cloud-based service…Continue
Added by J. T. Pedersen on April 5, 2011 at 7:39am — No Comments
Part 1 of this series began a high-level, reader-friendly, discussion of concerns surrounding the ‘Cloud,’ what it is, and helping address concerns around its use. Here, in Part 2, the discussion continues further….
…For some consumers, and businesses too, there remain a number of additional concerns regarding the cloud. For instance, they may view the ‘cloud’ as fine for pictures, yet…Continue
Added by J. T. Pedersen on April 4, 2011 at 10:13am — No Comments
At this point, most users of internet-oriented technologies have at least heard of the 'cloud.' Yet even though millions use tools existing only in the cloud (think gmail, hotmail, and salesforce.com), most lack a comfort level for what it is.
As business leaders, making decisions on the…Continue
Added by J. T. Pedersen on March 31, 2011 at 12:22pm — No Comments
This question comes up from time to time. It is akin to asking moto-enthusiasts what type of 'oil' you should use in your engine. The result often leads to a very long, endless debate, until folks just get tired of it:).
Is multi-tenancy (MT) essential to Cloud, aka…Continue
Added by J. T. Pedersen on December 15, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments