Tag Archives: Infrastructure

Dreamforce Winners for 2017

Another Dreamforce is over for 2017. Overall this year was a more successful event than 2016 from my perspective. Salesforce was less about big product announcements and more about improving existing capabilities and increasing the ease of customer deployment, training … Continue reading

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Telco’s have failed at the Cloud and Streaming. What is the future for them?

In a parallel universe, the Telco would be the dominant vendor platform of the modern integrated digital economy for both consumers and enterprise. They could have leveraged their monopolies, network, and utility, and led the way to the digital, cloud … Continue reading

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The Google Cloud Platform Accelerates as it opens in Sydney, Australia

Finally, the Google Cloud Platform has a legitimate story to tell in the Asia Pacific region. Today (June 20th, 2017), it launched a Sydney region. This makes four regions in the region, following the opening of Singapore just last week. … Continue reading

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Some Legacy Vendors Still Underestimate AWS – As They Gasp for Air

“Amazon is propping it up.” “They are just dev-test.” “Their security is not up to standard.” “They will fizz out.” “They are not suited to the enterprise.” Not a week goes by that I do not get told these “claims” … Continue reading

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The Windows Release Acceleration that explains Microsoft transformation.

  Microsoft has leapt from a disrupted firm to a disruptor in the digital environment. While legacy peers and competitors alike such as Cisco, Oracle, IBM, and HP have hit shallow water, Microsoft has been able to meet some of … Continue reading

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Top Five Takeaways from AWS Reinvent 2016

    The AWS Reinvent event for 2016 is winding up. This year there was 32,000 attendees. The clear majority were developers focused on the platform. Here are my five quick takeaways from the event. (I will have more detailed … Continue reading

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Technology is like a sports referee or umpire – It works best when you don’t notice it

Anyone who has watched any amount of sport knows the role that the umpire or referee plays. My father taught me early that the best referee is the one you do not notice. Today this still holds true whether one … Continue reading

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