(Stephen Parker, VP Market Research)
I offer this as a simple tag line to the malaise that many businesses find themselves in when it comes to positioning their Cloud offerings. With all the hype about massive market opportunities offered by the unlocking of geographical constraints it is not surprising that the natural approach when looking at Cloud is a top down view. This leads to a vision based on a massive market that can be served by a standardised offering that must surely be capable of at least a 5% penetration. However experience shows that this approach has not been successful.Details
Fatal distraction: IT mistakes that will get IT PEOPLE FIRED: True tales of IT pros!
(Smita Roy, Country Manager, NewLease Singapore)
I couldn't believe my eyes when I read this article, So I decided to talk about this at one of the events we @Rhipe hosted around cloud backup and replication. Point #3 got the Highest aaahs and oooos. You'll know why, Read on.Details
The Service Provider Usage Rights (SPUR) document defines how a service provider can use Microsoft products under the SPLA program. By default the current version is the one that should be used. However at times you may need to access previous versions, for example to understand the usage rights for expired SKUs that you still…Details
VMware's annual conference, VMworld was held in San Francisco at the end of August. VMworld is a two part conference, with events in San Francisco, and Barcelona in October. This conference is VMware’s customer focused event of the year, where they make most major announcements. This was my 3rd VMworld, and each time it gets…Details