Dominic Wellington
If you are reading this blog, I assume you are familiar with the Heartbleed bug. For a while there it seemed that even mainstream news sites were discussing little else apart from Heartbleed.   The…
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Dominic Wellington
Last Friday I had the chance to join our very own a Alf Abuhajleh on his Alf's Zoo show. We talked about cloud computing, data center automation,  and... cheese?   You'll just have to watch the show…
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Dominic Wellington
One of the most frequently recurring conversations around cloud computing is about trying to define what cloud actually is. Some will say that cloud is just virtualisation with a few bells and…
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Dominic Wellington
I have said already that this year, the question is no longer whether to go to cloud, but when and how.   However, there are still people hesitating before making that leap. Security is the main…
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Dominic Wellington
If there has been one overarching theme of the last few years in IT, it has been the changing relationship between enterprise IT departments and the users that they support.   Users have always…
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Dominic Wellington
The news that Microsoft had appointed a CEO from its cloud division has brought a lot of interest. For a start, Satya Nadella is only the third CEO in the company’s 39-year history, after Bill Gates…
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Dominic Wellington
There's an old joke that in China, it's just food. The main thing that will happen in 2014 is that it will be just computing.   Cloud has gone mainstream. Nobody, whether start-up or enterprise, can…
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Christopher Little
  This is an interesting angle of insight on the public/private/hybrid cloud discussions that I haven't seen much. AWS is clearly above and beyond the leading option and that market dominance -- and…
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Christopher Little
  So there's a train wreck coming. It will be another blow against Ops. It's where the cloud self-service availability for Dev/Test train arrives at the traditional IT Ops station and its historical…
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Dominic Wellington
If you are doing anything in cloud computing these days, you are probably doing it at least in part with Amazon Web Services, known as AWS to its many friends. This is what has made re:Invent, the…
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