Tag Archives : #AcrossTheNet


TechRepublic: Gartner declares IaaS race decided, AWS wins  

InsightaaS: Much has been written about Gartner’s recent take on the IaaS market (including a brief piece that I published in the TCBC forum on LinkedIn). The linkedIn piece focuses on the contention that buyers should beware of suppliers other than AWS, Microsoft and Google. Today’s featured post, from TechRepublic, takes a somewhat different approach. It highlights […]

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Big fish, small fish, fast fish, slow fish!  

InsightaaS: In the process of launching the Toronto Cloud Business Coalition, I’ve had a chance to learn from thought leaders from many different companies and contexts. Today’s ATN feature comes from a discussion that I had with Shawn Rosemarin of VMware, who highlighted this post from World Economic Forum chairman Klaus Schwab. The ‘hook’ from […]


“Thefacebook” – a model for cloud?

InsightaaS: Earlier this month, the MIT Technology Review published a piece examining an academic paper written by professors from the University of Colorado Boulder and Stanford. The article, “Network Archaeologists Discover Two Types of Social Network Growth in Historical Facebook Data,” looks at how Thefacebook.com spread through universities in 2004-2006. The key finding is that there […]


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Cloud Security Alliance: Sanctioned and unsanctioned apps in cloud ecosystems

InsightaaS: Today’s featured post, from the Cloud Security Alliance, actually has an even-longer (and for some reason, all caps) title than is presented above: SECURING THE INTERSECTION OF SANCTIONED AND UNSANCTIONED APPS IN CLOUD ECOSYSTEMS. Odd naming conventions aside, it provides insight into an important issue. Published by the chief scientist at Netskope, it presents data on the […]