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Cloud Infrastructure Magic Quadrant Leadership: Savvis, AT&T, Verizon

It’s fantastic to see three of our strategic customers, Savvis, AT&T & Verizon, firmly positioned as leaders in Gartner’s latest  Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting.

As the report states: Continue reading

Geek Day Update – 35 Labs 20 Sessions

We’re only a couple days away from the sixth annual Geek Day.  This year’s event  features 20 breakout sessions and 35 learning labs on topics that cover the full spectrum of virtualization technology.   We have over 700 registrations.

Thanks to all of our sponsors:  Akorri, AMD, American Power Conversion (APC), AppSense, Avocent, BMC Software, Cisco, Citrix, Dell, eG Innovations Inc., EMC, Emulex, F5, Hitachi, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Innovative Research, Inc., Kingston Technology Company, Inc., NetApp, QLogic, Quest Software, Savvis, Inc., Sun/Oracle, Wyse Technology, Veeam Software, Vizioncore Inc., VMware, Xiotech Corporation and Zeus.

For more info. go to http://www.geekday.com/

Google Chrome OS Offers Speed, Simplicity & Security–Not Cloud Computing!

Speed, simplicity and security are the key aspects of Google Chrome OS.” from the  Official Google Blog: Introducing the Google Chrome OS.

What hardcore, web browsing, Internet addict (like me) wouldn’t want that!  Google is once again rewriting (literally) the rules of the game when it comes to the world wide web.

While I wish Chrome was a bit more compatible with some sites that I visit, I very much appreciate it’s blazingly fast performance.   If Google can take this same approach to simplifying while at that same time speeding up the user experience,  it will be a winner.  (It takes my Windows notebook anywhere from 1-3 minutes to boot-just enough time to get coffee!)

No offense to a cloud expert, Reuven Cohen,  that I enjoy following on Twitter, but I think we’re taking the “cloud” too far by calling Chrome OS a “cloud operating system.” Continue reading