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Posts Tagged "Strategy"

IT and The Cloud: Introduction

Posted by on Nov 29, 2010 in Musings | 0 comments

I have begun researching Cloud Computing vendors that host infrastructure as a service solutions (IaaS) to examine the validity of migrating traditional IT Infrastructure services (and applications) into the Cloud. There are a number of large players in this space, from the veteran that is Amazon Web Services (AWS) to the Rack Space Cloud and to new players like Microsoft’s Azure platform and they are all vying for marketing dominance in the space I believe is the future of computing. My...

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Sell Yourself Better!

Posted by on Jun 5, 2009 in Musings | 2 comments

In my role as VP of IT for a publicly traded company, I receive an abundance of calls, emails, mailings and drop-by visits from vendors desperate to get their foot in the door. I’m at the point where I don’t answer my desk phone anymore and check my work voicemail weekly (at best), but that’s not the reason for this post. Today I received 2 unsolicited emails from want-to-be vendors that I felt the need to showcase. Vendor #1 sent the following: Hi Steve, My name is xxx and I represent...

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