Matt Asay

Contributor

Matt Asay runs partner marketing at MongoDB. Previously. Asay was a Principal at Amazon Web Services and Head of Developer Ecosystem for Adobe. Prior to Adobe, Asay held a range of roles at open source companies: VP of business development, marketing, and community at MongoDB; VP of business development at real-time analytics company Nodeable (acquired by Appcelerator); VP of business development and interim CEO at mobile HTML5 start-up Strobe (acquired by Facebook); COO at Canonical, the Ubuntu Linux company; and head of the Americas at Alfresco, a content management startup. Asay is an emeritus board member of the Open Source Initiative (OSI) and holds a J.D. from Stanford, where he focused on open source and other IP licensing issues.

Google blew it with open source layoffs

Rational exuberance drives IT spending

Rational exuberance drives IT spending

Enterprises seem to recognize that the flexibility and other benefits of cloud (machine learning, IaaS) are even more critical in uncertain times.

What kind of future will AI bring enterprise IT?

What kind of future will AI bring enterprise IT?

Think of artificial intelligence as a useful tool to help a company take small steps forward, rather than something to supplant people.

2023 is all about analytics

2023 is all about analytics

Getting your data to tell you what you don’t know requires analytics. And analytics requires cloud.

Why don’t cloud providers integrate?

Why don’t cloud providers integrate?

Enterprises will never be single-vendor IT shops. Cloud providers and other technology vendors that don’t play well with competitive products are harming their customers.

Open source security fought back in 2022

Open source security fought back in 2022

One year after the Log4j disaster, open source community efforts and new developer toolchains are addressing the challenges of software supply chain security.

AWS is changing

AWS is changing

Announcements at AWS re:Invent show a kinder, gentler Amazon, ready to integrate its own services and third-party data sources.

The open enough, multicloud enough, serverless enough cloud

The open enough, multicloud enough, serverless enough cloud

Amazon Web Services may disappoint die-hard proponents of open source, multicloud, and serverless. Clearly customers have a different view.

What open source gets wrong with Mastodon

What open source gets wrong with Mastodon

The open source alternative to Twitter is forgetting the customer experience in its rush to make a political statement about decentralization.

Don’t buy the cloud repatriation claptrap

Don’t buy the cloud repatriation claptrap

Some big names are pushing to bring workloads back from the cloud, but a lot more voices say stay, especially now.

Microsoft-ing your way through a recession

Microsoft-ing your way through a recession

The tech giant offers a model for tight times, and Matt has some advice for rightsizing your headcount.

Some rain in the AWS, Azure, and Google clouds

Some rain in the AWS, Azure, and Google clouds

With recession at the gates and cloud growth slowing, the big three cloud vendors still find ways to succeed.

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