OnDemand Speed Links 21 January 2009

NHL Breakaway

Team Obamas Technology Goals
Many of the new Obama administrations technology initatives will directly affect providers and consumers of Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing Technologies.

Sun Enters the PAAS Space
Victoria Ho; over on ZDNet Asia, covered Matt Thompson’s announcement that Sun intends to become a Platform As A Service Provider. (PAAS)

AWS Management Consoles Support of EC2
Review of the beta release of the Amazon Web Services Management Console.

BlueHouse Morphs to LotusLive
IBM officially enters the Cloud Services Arena with the official launch of LotusLive at Lotusphere.

Cisco Takes On Its Partners
New York time article on Cisco’s recently announced plans to build virtualized servers and as a result compete head to head with HP and IBM.


  1. Jeremy Goldstein on January 22, 2009 at 3:03 pm

    The AWS management console seems to be bad news for the companies like CloudStatus that are making solutions for AWS.

  2. Ameed Taylor on January 28, 2009 at 3:14 pm

    @Jeremy Goldstein,
    Yes, It will be hard for a few of these companies to convince customers that they should continue to pay for a service that is bundled for free with AWS.

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