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Mind Your Margins… Again!

I have no idea why it surprises everyone. Every time some technology goes through the “hype cycle”, or the sector as a whole goes through a “we’re not in a bubble” bubble, inevitably, when the hype dies down or the … Continue reading

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HP Printing Is An Ink Company, Not a Printer Company

Late last night, Hunter Walk, of HomeBrew Seed Stage VC, tweeted out the following: This shouldn’t be too surprising; people and businesses buy the machine once, but the K-Cup refills are bought over and over again. This is why Keurig … Continue reading

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Why Deployment Matters to Your Bottom Line

How you do deployment is very important, and the technologies you use can have a direct and immediate impact on your bottom line. It also can make your employees happier, which leads to better productivity and lower turnover. But how does deployment technology directly … Continue reading

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True Cloud vs Hosting

Having looked at the definition (and misapplication) of cloud, its key characteristics, and the various categories of cloud services, or fill-in-the-blank-as-a-service (*aaS), we now turn our attention to the important difference between true cloud services and hosting services that are marketed as … Continue reading

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Types of Cloud Services

In the previous article, we discussed what the (terribly overhyped) word “cloud” means. Before we start to delve into the difference between “true cloud” and “we just call it cloud”, let’s look at the different major categories of “cloud” services available. As … Continue reading

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