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Director, OpenShift Strategy at Red Hat. Founder of Rishidot Research, a research community focused on services world. His focus is on Platform Services, Infrastructure and the role of Open Source in the services era. Krish has been writing @ CloudAve from its inception and had also been part of GigaOm Pro Analyst Group. The opinions expressed here are his own and are neither representative of his employer, Red Hat, nor CloudAve, nor its sponsors.

4 responses to “Sun Microsystems Plans To Compete With Amazon Web Services”

  1. Come On Now

    Give me a break! When is the last time Sun has ever executed on anything even remotely resembling an intelligent strategy. This is a company that lurches from one thing to another with virtually nothing to show for itself.

    Amazon always has a strategy and a plan for everything. It’s a company that knows where it has been, where it is, and where it’s going.

    Sun? Give me a break.

  2. Krishnan Subramanian

    I don’t care about past company/platform wars. If they offer real openness, reliability and more value for money, they have a good chance to put up a fight. Let the markets decide based on what they offer now than us, based on their past actions.

  3. Sun moves their Cloud forward at CommunityOne | Paul Miller - The Cloud of Data

    [..] Sun Microsystems Plans To Compete With Amazon Web Services(cloudave.com) [..]

  4. Open Federated Clouds And Why I like Sun’s Announcement- Open@Krishworld

    [..] Last week, Sun Microsystemsannouncedtheir Cloud Computing plans. I spent some time thinking about their offerings and its impact on Cloud Computing. If we remove the chatter around the rumored IBM’s acquisition of Sun and proceed with the assumption that Sun remains an independent entity, I get some good vibes about this announcement. Let me try to channel my thoughts in a coherent way in this post. [..]