Archive for the 'Social Media' 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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6 SXSW Social Business Startups To Watch

March 28, 2011
Written by Ameed Taylor

The recently concluded 2011 SXSW Interactive had no shortage of startups launching in the Social Business space. 6 of the firms that should make a splash after SXSW with their Social Business applications include:


SpeakerMeter records audience Social Media reactions and feedback for presenters. Originally designed for use by conference speakers the SpeakerMeter team envision usage by educators, managers and others who value real time graphical feedback for their presentations.

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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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Salesforce Unveils Chatter At Dreamforce

November 18, 2009
Written by Ameed Taylor

Chatter

Marc Benioff unveiled Salesforce.com’s Chatter application on the opening day of the firm’s annual DreamForce conference in Moscone Center In San Francisco.

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OnDemand Speed Links 28 October 2009

October 28, 2009
Written by Ameed Taylor

Bonneville Speed

Amazon Launches Relational Database Service
Amazon this week launched its Relational Database Service.(RDS) Amazon RDS is a MYSQL 5.1 database offering that will compete directly with Joyent’s recently announced MySQL Accelerator and indirectly (but not at an enterprise level) with Microsoft SQL Azure.

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Microsoft Makes Windows Azure Push

October 26, 2009
Written by Ameed Taylor

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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