Feb2018

Monarch of the Cloud in 2017

What does the cloud vendor results tell us about 2017? According to the results from Cleveland Research, cloud vendors reported a banner year for 2017 that was an increase of 48% year over year. These overall results are on the high end of the 40% – 50% that was the expected targets and come in totaling $38.6 billion. The fourth quarter in 2017 had an accelerated growth to 50%, which is an overall increase of 4% in comparison to the prior quarter that came in with a 46% growth.

Dec2017

Another Side of the Net Neutrality Debate

My friend and colleague Tom Howarth published an article titled Net Neutrality Threatened as FCC Plans Internet Fast Lanes. In his post, Tom did a very good job articulating the pro–net neutrality arguments. I thought this would be a good opportunity to present the other side of the net neutrality argument, but in the midst of my research I found that my positions and views on this matter are moving in a different direction.

Nov2017

Microsoft Connect 2017: they Expand Azure with Databricks and other anouncements.

Microsoft is introducing new tools to the aid the Cloud developer to increase productivity and app development at their recent Connect event. Scot Guthrie EVP Cloud and Enterprise group in Microsoft outlined their vision and shared what’s next for developers …
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Oct2017

It Is Time that IoT Was Called by Its Real Name: the Intelligent Edge

The Internet of Things (IoT)—or, according to Cisco, the “Internet of Everything”—is starting to really heat up. We are finally seeing real use cases: automation in Australian mining, American farming, and the wineries of Spain; sensors with real-time monitoring; decision-making processing …
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