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TelecomTV Resolutions: Cloud Computing

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to join a live panel discussion in New York on Cloud Computing. The panel was part of a live global conversation that took part in Asia (Singapore), Europe (Nice) and Americas (New York) within 24 hours. Here’s a link to the sessions: http://archive.telecomtv.com/htmail/resolutions/resolutions080610.html

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Personal Cloud Computing for Road Warriors

I thought I would take a brief departure from my other missives to share some recent experiences. This entry is more geared for those of you that are road warriors. And it applies to the more personal use cases of cloud computing. On a personal note, I thought I knew what it meant to travel… Continue reading Personal Cloud Computing for Road Warriors

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Leveling the Playing Field for the Startup and SMB

Cloud Computing is the number one strategic issue for enterprise organizations today (Gartner). However, it presents a new advantage for the Startup and Small and Medium Business (SMB) to level the playing field. Today, startups find it challenging to raise capital to purchase hardware to run their application or service. The same is true for… Continue reading Leveling the Playing Field for the Startup and SMB

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Privacy in the Cloud: Facebook & Google

Facebook and Google have taken quite a bit of heat lately regarding their privacy policies. In essence, they’ve taken an opt-out approach to privacy. Put another way, they make the decision for the user to share information then allow the user to opt-out. That may work for many new features or options. With privacy, the… Continue reading Privacy in the Cloud: Facebook & Google

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AT&T Data Pricing Changes: Good or Bad?

Yesterday (June 2, 2010), AT&T announced changes to it’s data service pricing. The full press release can be found at: http://www.att.com/gen/press-room?pid=4800&cdvn=news&newsarticleid=30854 The big news is that AT&T is doing away with their “unlimited” data plans. Many folks will question whether this is a good thing or not. However, the first question is to get an… Continue reading AT&T Data Pricing Changes: Good or Bad?