Enterprise cloud providers must borrow from Apple's playbook

October 07, 2011
But IT departments may not be ready to give up a degree of control to reduce time to value, complexity, and costs
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The hidden hardware challenge for Windows 8

September 16, 2011
Predicting the fate of Microsoft's PC business based on the Windows 8 software alone is a mistake
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HP Cloud Services beta leaves key questions unanswered

September 09, 2011
Prospective users need to know more about pricing, enterprise focus, and differentiation compared to Amazon's public cloud
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Beware the bait and switch in the public cloud

September 02, 2011
Google App Engine's price hikes and VMforce's quiet death give enterprise cloud developers and CIOs reasons to tread carefully
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VMware's buy of SpringSource has yet to pay off

August 19, 2011
Two years and $420 million later, it's unclear whether the Spring Framework hit the expected value, but it can still gain traction
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Despite critics, Chromebooks prove their business mettle

August 12, 2011
A strong list of public references and new enterprise features make Chromebooks harder to ignore in your enterprise
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VMware backs down on vSphere 5 pricing -- but only partway

August 05, 2011
Three changes reduce the burden of VMware's licensing price hikes, but it's best to also adopt open source hypervisors to counter the hikes
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Private cloud provider places risky bet on 'openness' advantage

July 29, 2011
NASA-derived Nebula banks on data center clients' concern over openness in cloud APIs and protocols -- but not in the platform
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Before you get locked into Lync, consider open source options

July 22, 2011
Lync further entrenches Microsoft in critical pieces of your IT and communications environment -- so make sure you want that lock-in
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vSphere 5's licensing opens the door for open source

July 15, 2011
VMware's vSphere 5 pricing could accelerate the shift toward a mixture of commercial and open source products in the virtualization arena
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