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A Cloud Story II: Data With A Side of Miso Pork


Yesterday we spent some time going over a brief definition of the Cloud, some of its history and why everyone is scrambling to adopt Cloud services. Today, we’re going to take a practical look at what it means to the … Continue reading

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A Cloud Story I: The Coming of the Cloud


We’ve all hearing stories about Cloud based services and how they’re going to change the way we live and work. If you manage services in a large firm you’re probably hearing little snippets here and there about Cloud projects that … Continue reading

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Epsilon Cloudburst


Have you heard of Epsilon, the marketing firm? Well, if you haven’t you can probably expect to hear about them soon. One of the many services Epsilon offers is the management of emailing services for many large corporations. Personally, I … Continue reading

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Build vs. Buy: How To Decide?


Some management issues are eternal and come up over and over again, with no real answer.  The underlying issues change over time and from one situation to another. But they are important questions, so they never go away. For example, … Continue reading

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