Archive for the 'Enterprise 2.0' Category

OnDemand Speed Links 21 April 2011

April 21, 2011
Written by Ameed Taylor

Amazon EC2 suffers significant outage on April 21
Amazon’s challenges with getting all services back online following an outage in its US-East  region  is already becoming a hot topic for debate in the Cloud Computing Industry.

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OnDemand Speed Links 16 February 2011

February 16, 2011
Written by Ameed Taylor

On Demand Speed Links 16 Feb 2010

Is the timing ripe for Cloud Computing Capacity Marketplaces?
The beta launch this week of SpotCloud; from Reuven Cohen’s firm Enomaly, is a first in terms of a company focusing on the trading of compute capacity. Although SpotCloud is first to market, I would expect many players in this space in the near future as smaller cloud providers will have to soon start maximizing utilzation and profitability to stay viable.

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IBM Hosts Social Business Jam

February 1, 2011
Written by Ameed Taylor

IBM launches its 3 day Social Business Jam on 8 February 2011. The Social Business Jam is a online business social media brainstorming event along the lines of IBM’s Innovation Jam and is one of a series of Jam Events that IBM sponsors throughout the year.

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OnDemand Speed Links 16 August 2010

August 16, 2010
Written by Ameed Taylor

Enterprise 2.0 Software Patents

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OnDemand Speed Links 21 December 2009

December 21, 2009
Written by Ameed Taylor

E-Books in the Cloud
Will the use of the cloud for storage of E-Books  lead to even greater adoption of cloud storage in the coming years?

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Is BI Ready For The Cloud?

December 10, 2009
Written by Ameed Taylor

On Demand Business Intelligence has picked up traction in the past year as both SMB’s and their larger brethren turn to hosted BI solutions to deploy BI projects faster with less risk  and at lower cost. Initially reserved for analyzing excel files and for small departmental projects, BI in the cloud is now being utilized for extremely large data sets and data warehousing projects.

GoodData is one of the first firms to offer BI in the cloud and just recently won the Amazon Web Services Start-Up Challenge.  GoodData offers standard BI functionality and tools for Analytics, and Dashboard and Report creation but due to its Cloud architecture offers scalability and collaboration ability not available with on premise BI tools.

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