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Win Free Pass to CloudSlam 2011

April 11, 2011
Written by Ameed Taylor

Want to win a free pass to the Cloud Slam 2011 Cloud Computing conference?

What is this event?

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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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Choose The Cloud

January 20, 2011
Written by Ameed Taylor

One of the issues that has held cloud computing back from even faster market adoption is a lack of understanding by rank and file business and consumer users of the benefits of moving to the cloud.

Spearheaded by, CEO’s of a number of prominent cloud vendors have banded together to talk about the benefits of the cloud with the; I Choose the Cloud, initiative. Other vendors who have joined include Xobni, SocialText, Zuora, Get Satisfaction and Freshbooks.

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OnDemand Speed Links 5 April 2010

April 5, 2010
Written by Ameed Taylor

Version 3 of the Cloud Computing Use Cases Published

The Cloud Computing Use Case Discussion Group has published Version 3 of the Cloud Computing Use Cases Series. Version 3 of the Series focuses on Security in the Cloud

China Is World’s Fastest Growing Software Market
Gartner Report that outlines how China will remain the worlds fastest growing Enterprise Software Market through 2013. Areas of high growth will include On Demand ERP and data integration soltions

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SaaS Bill of Rights To Be Published

October 9, 2009
Written by Ameed Taylor


The Altimeter Group’s Jeremiah Owyang and Ray Wang will publish a SaaS Customer’s Bill of Rights next week. The Bill Of Rights is a collaborative effort that has input from a veritable who’s who of SaaS providers and thought leaders.

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Q&A with Rackspace Cloud’s Emil Sayegh

September 22, 2009
Written by Ameed Taylor

The Rackspace Cloud

San Antonio based Rackspace is a global web host and cloud provider known for their high end managed hosting and dedicated services. The company delivers managed services to over 16,000 customers from eight data centers worldwide.

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