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Would Open-Source Windows Have Stopped Linux?

In the cellar of Westminster Abbey in London, lies a lovely little café called the Cellarium, with all of the architectural design and feel of the Abbey. Of course, as it is in the heart of London, it has good tea as well. Earlier this week I … Continue reading

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Decoupling Microsoft, or Free Your App

A few weeks ago, a colleague showed me a technology that was fascinating in and of itself, but the strategic ramifications are even greater. For those of you who are technically inclined, look at these links: https://hub.docker.com/r/microsoft/dotnet/ https://hub.docker.com/r/microsoft/aspnet/ https://github.com/aspnet/home These are, respectively, … Continue reading

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Should Apple and Microsoft Buy an Online Backup Company?

Yesterday, I read an article which claimed that 30% of people have never backed up, while the overwhelming majority are way behind on backups. In the early 1990s, about a year into my very first job out of college at a large global financial, I … Continue reading

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Why True Cloud Matters

In our previous articles, we discussed what cloud is, the types of cloud services, and the difference between true cloud and “market cloud”, or hosting. The big question is, so what? You are a software provider offering a cloud solution. Does it … Continue reading

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