- YouTube – The Many Faces of SAP at Apple, Part II
- SAP's McDermott Sees No Big Acquisitions After Sybase
"SAP also provides software behind Apple’s iTunes media download service."
- Not invented here: Apple's secret applications
One of the "Apple runs SAP" rumor write-ups, with job searches to prove it.
- My Cloud Expo preso: Taking the Revolutionary Approach « Barton's Blog
- Walled Gardens, Open Platforms and Rabbits | The Intuit Network
- Rover Puck by CLEAR
Hey, it looks pretty cool.
- Gartner Sees PaaS Search Query Spike – ReadWriteCloud
- Opscode Unveils Private Chef for the Enterprise — SEATTLE, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ —
"New methods of IT automation are providing IT staff with tools that enable them to deliver applications at a speed that matches the rapid pace of business demands," said Michael Cote, analyst at RedMonk. "I like these new approaches like Opscode's because they seek to fundamentally change, and thus improve, the way IT is managed rather than just incrementally speeding up older approaches. Early adopters looking to get an edge in IT-led innovation will appreciate one of the few toe-holds of differentiation left in today's highly competitive world."
- IBM: 1100100 and counting | The Economist
The chart tracking hardware vs. software vs. services revenue from 1990 to 2010 is one of the best summaries of IBM you'll get.
- Marketing Survey Registration | LoopFuse OneView
They say SMBs are doing more sales & marketing automation.
- VMware unfurls fresh Spring Java 'vFabric' • The Register
- IDC starts walking down Windows Phone 7 2015 projections | ZDNet
- Can cloud save the NHS? • The Register
- InfoQ: Getting Started With Spring Integration
- Cloud Computing Is No Fad – Forbes.com
"The global market for enterprise cloud-based services will grow from $12.1 billion in 2010 to $35.6 billion in 2015 (see Figure 1). The year-on-year growth rate will be 43% in 2011, but will decrease to 13% over the next five years. Software-as-a-service (SaaS) will account for 70% of revenue in 2010, while 30% will be related to infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS). This revenue split will change over the next five years, as IaaS's share increases to 40%."
- Report: The 'Personal Cloud' will be a $12 billion industry by 2016
"According to a new report by Forrester, the "personal cloud" industry will be in a cloud of its own by 2016. The research company says that, due to fragmented personal technology (all those smartphones, MP3 players, tablets and PCs), the emerging personal cloud ecosystems that tie it all together will make for a $12 billion industry within the next five years…. by 2016, 196 million Americans will be using a personal cloud service and that 97 million will pay for the service — amounting to nearly $6 billion in direct revenue."
- ActiveMQ: not ready for prime time – Good Stuff
The man didn't like it: "I am writing this so that if you are considering ActiveMQ versus the numerous other open source message queues that you don't make the same mistake that I did… choose something else."
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- Apple iCloud: Same old cage, new height
"We haven't banished operating system lock-in, in other words. We've just renamed it 'cloud.'" Ha! That's clever. Rise of the Walled Cloud! The Cloud Castles!
- HP, Microsoft take joint aim at Oracle
The soap operas continue!
- IBM brings high-performance computing to the cloud
- Enterprise Architecture: From Incite comes Insight…: Enterprise Architecture, SOA and ServiceMix
- InfoQ: Does My Bus Look Big in This?
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