Monthly Archives: August 2011

World should follow India & Japan in cloud computing: Vivek Kundra, Chief information officer, US

Thought of sharing an interesting news article. The Economic Times had published an article today ,titled “World should follow India & Japan in cloud computing: Vivek Kundra, Chief information officer, US” Here are some excerpts from the article and some … Continue reading

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Which IaaS Cloud Service today enables Seamless (Virtual) Colocation of Servers?

Today, the Cloud computing model and the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Clouds provide a very interesting value proposition for companies seeking to co-locate their servers virtually or to upgrade the existing colocated servers at a lower cost with better … Continue reading

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Indian IT industry Staring at an Era of low margins :: The need to Innovate!

Today, I had received the following message from my investment advisory. “The Indian IT industry has been the apple of investors’ eyes for quite some time. The industry’s spectacular growth rate was one reason. But a bigger attraction was the high margin … Continue reading

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Building a Cloud Storage :: PetaBytes on a Budget!

During the course of my work at present to build a Cloud based NAS , I came across the story of an upstart company called “Blackblaze” that engineered and built a cheap, petabyte scale cloud storage. Their engineering and economics … Continue reading

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Viewpoint on ‘ERP as a Service’

Recently Sandhill has published an article called  ERP as a Service: A Discussion of Cloud-Based ERP Considerations by Martin Browne from Skyline Consulting. Primarily, the article mentions about the various factors to consider to enable ERP as a service and consume … Continue reading

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Why Java will shine on the Cloud?

Java has made remarkable strides in the Information technology landscape ever since its inception in 1995. The fabric of the Java ecosystem today has a widespread global adoption combined with the huge number of consumers,developers and followers. The ‘Java economy is also … Continue reading

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2011 Recession :: Cloud Computing could be positive for Small to Mid size IT Players in India

With the Standard & Poor’s downgraded its credit rating of US, the world’s largest economy, to ‘AA+’ from ‘AAA’ triggering fresh fears about the overall health of global economy, It is widely speculated that a turbulent US market may be … Continue reading

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