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OnDemand Speed Links 21 December 2009

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? Enterprise 2.0 year in Review Dion Hincliffe posts an insightful review of Enterprise 2.0 in 2009. Practical SOA Applications Joe McKendrick has compiled 17 examples of SOA being put to…

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Microsoft Makes Windows Azure Push

Microsoft has recently made a strong push into consolidating mind share amongst Cloud Developers with a relaunched Windows Azure Platform developer portal and targeted adverts on LinkedIn and other social networking sites. Microsoft technical strategist  Steve Marx outlines the  Windows Azure Platform for developers in the following video.

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SaaS Bill of Rights To Be Published

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. The SaaS Bill of Rights follows similar efforts/reports that have been created for Cloud Computing…

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Q&A with Rackspace Cloud’s Emil Sayegh

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. Rackspace has recently made quite a splash within the Cloud Industry with the launch of a number of Cloud…

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OnDemand Speed Links 26 August 2009

Amazon Rolls Out Virtual Private Cloud Amazon today introduced its Virtual Private Cloud Service. This service allows customers to connect resources within the AWS Cloud, to resources within their own your own datacenter using encrypted IPsec VPN connections Help Shape Enterprise 2.0 San Francisco The Enterprise 2.0 San Francisco Conference Organizers have set up a…

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Fed Clarifies Cloud Computing Plans

Up until the Obama administrations appointment of Vivek Kundra as the Federal CIO, the Fed had not presented a comprehensive vision of its Cloud Computing plans. This changes with the General Services Administration (GSA) recently released RFQ (Request for Quotation) for Cloud Computing Services. The GSA RFQ focuses on Infrastructure as a Service with an…

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