Friday, August 31, 2012

How soon will China surpass the US in the cloud?

It is not question whether, but when will China become the new superpower in cloud computing. In my today's comment on Start2Cloud, I am analyzing three reasons why it would be wise to keep an eye on China.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Sony has indeed everything it needs. Except the ability to act as one single company.

Sony plans to spend 470 billion yen ($6 billion) in research and development in the year ending March 31, an increase of 8.4 percent from a year earlier, the company said Aug. 2. It thus spents twice as much as Apple on development. Sony’s research spending totaled $5.5 billion last fiscal year, while Cupertino, California-based Apple spent $2.4 billion on its R&D operation. What's wrong with Sony? Read more in this article on Start2Cloud.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Amazon Glacier - a new market worth watching

I believe that Amazon Glacier is a beginning of a big market segment. Specialized backup services preconfigured to work with the most popular cloud services will take off soon. Read more at