Category Archives: Cloud

IT in 2015, a Gartner prediction

This week I attended a fantastic briefing given by #Gartner senior analyst Hung LeHong.  In December 2011 Gartner produced a report on the future of IT, the predictions can be seen here (http://www.gartner.com/it/page.jsp?id=1862714).   Everyone that reads that piece will have … Continue reading

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Have you noticed the trend?

It would seem like Telcos are positioning themselves as major cloud providers. Bell Canada with the long-term lease of Hypertec massive Datacenter, Verizon with the purchase Terremark, now Centurylink with the 3.2 US$ billon purchase of Savvis. “I got a … Continue reading

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In the age of Social media, how will corporations differentiate themselves from their competitors?

How will corporations differentiate themselves from their competitors?  I don’t claim to have all the answers, but I do think that we are starting to see some areas that will impact how we use technology and how it can be … Continue reading

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The Cloud: It promises you heaven, then puts you through Hell!

First off, let’s give credit where credit is due.  The Jovi philosopher said, when talking about a woman, “You promise me heaven, then put me through Hell”.  I have loosely adapted it to cloud implementation strategies. Well, it happened again.  I … Continue reading

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Will desktop digitalization affect you?

Last week, Citrix invited me to the worldwide launch of their new suite of products. Instead of the usual power point assault (PPA), they opted for the showing of a video.  In there we were introduced to Brad, in order for Brad … Continue reading

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Could the the cost of IT have anything to do with the rise of Cloud computing?

Hello, Bob is looking to purchase his first house.  His ideal home is in a posh neighbourhood with white picket fences and costs a bargain 300K $.  Sounds great so far and, by the way, the costs of upkeep are … Continue reading

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