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By Krishnan Subramanian on February 24, 2012
For a long time I was wondering why IBM is not making the OpenStack (previous CloudAve coverage) play because, if the past is any indication, IBM knows how to effectively leverage open source projects while also contributing heavily to them. They have done it with many open source projects including Linux, OpenOffice, etc.. In fact, [...]
By Chirag Mehta on February 24, 2012
This week Amazon announced a new orchestration service called Simple Workflow Service. I would encourage you to read the announcement on Werner’s blog where he explains the need, rationale, and architecture. The people I spoke to had mixed reactions. One set of people described this as a great idea and were excited that the developers can [...]
By Dave Michels on February 24, 2012
The Apple iPad is booming, but does that mean the PC is dying? The enterprise seems to to view the iPad not as an OR, but an AND. But the consumer PC is not so resilient. This week Dell reported Fourth Quarter Results: “Dell Inc.’s (DELL) fiscal fourth-quarter earnings fell 18% as the computer maker saw revenue [...]