Archive | October, 2013

Sourcing IT: Cloud Computing Roadblocks

Roadblocks Cloud computing, which is part of the widespread adoption of a Service Oriented Business approach, becomes pervasive, and is rapidly evolving with new propositions and services. Therefore organisations are faced with the question how these various cloud propositions from different providers will work together to meet business objectives. The latest cloud computing  study of 451 […]

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Fall 2013 StorageIO Update Newsletter

Fall 2013 StorageIO Update Newsletter Welcome to the Fall 2013 (joint September and October) edition of the StorageIO Update (newsletter) containing trends perspectives on cloud, virtualization and data infrastructure topics. It is fall (at least here in north America) which means conferences, symposium, virtual and physical events, seminars, webinars in addition to normal client project […]

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Amazon Web Services Summit Amsterdam 2013

Last week (26th Sept) I visit the Amazon Web Services Summit that came to Amsterdam for the first time. The kick off of this event was made by the CTO of Amazon, Werner Vogel, with a keynote introduction. He gave a short summary of Amazons success story of seven years young. Boasting on 34 price […]

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Alexa and Fortune 500 DNS Marketshare – 10 Oct 2013

This post provides current marketshare statistics for managed DNS services amongst top Alexa websites and US Fortune 500 companies. The methodology used to collect this data is explained in a prior post. Alexa 1,000 Alexa 10,000 Fortune 500 Marketshare Historical Details Switchers Alexa Top 1,000 DNS Marketshare – 10 Oct 2013 Alexa Top 1,000 DNS […]

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Available: IT Sourcing Textbook for the Classroom

Just before the summer I and two other fellow editors published a book about IT sourcing that is also suitable for the classroom. By presenting perspectives on IT sourcing from 21 different contributors, we as editors hope to enable and inspire readers to make better-informed IT Sourcing decisions. We received some nice endorsements: “What most […]

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