cloud

A collection of 11 posts

Jul 23, 2012

Part 6 - Hyper-V

In Windows 2012, the concept of the private cloud is finally at your fingertips.  Long gone are the half baked, half delivered features of Windows Server that promised ‘virtualization.’  VMWare had

Mar 14, 2012

The State of Storage in 2012

There is a great article in Information Week this week about the 2012 State of Storage that I wanted to comment on.  If you don’t have a subscription, that’s

Jan 9, 2012

More Tools for 2012

In addendum to my previous toolset count – I’ve decided that this year, I’m going to invest in a few more tools to make life grand.  All of these

Jan 2, 2012

2012 - The Year of the Cloud

It may come as no surprise to anyone that I do in fact, heart the cloud.  Having spent the passed few weeks reading the most excellent book ‘The Big Switch’ and

Mar 22, 2011

Where the Cloud Meets the Road

It occurs to me that a lot of gesticulation has been going on about the cloud over the past few quarters: is it good for business, is it secure, will it really reduce

Feb 11, 2011

The Coming Multi-Cloud

Okay, the name ‘multi-cloud’ probably won’t pass muster with the marketing types, but I am very excited to posit on the near future of what a combined public/private

Dec 20, 2010

The Large Enterprise and the Cloud

Recently, I was privileged to begin working on a project where a feasibility study was being conducted similar to other studies that are happening all over the world these days.  “Shall we go

Sep 19, 2010

Windows Azure's Value Proposition

The value proposition of Windows Azure is very unique.  It can be articulated to the qualification of three major feature sets with different patterns of implementation to introduce a broad range of solutions

Mar 27, 2010

Some Windows Azure Thoughts

I’ve been pondering Windows Azure lately.  I know that a lot of folks are investigating the great potential of the cloud to offer on demand or even throw away computing resources.