How much longer can your corporate network compete?

Like most people I have been watching the “Cloud Services” develop and participated in some of the discussions surround the space. These are a collection of the best articles I have found that have shaped my thinking heavily.

Tearing down the walls that limit business

A series of articles on designing Open Networks – Jericho Forum

http://www.blackhat.com/presentations/bh-usa-04/bh-us-04-simmonds.pdf

http://www.opengroup.org/jericho/

TechEd Australia ‘08 Locknote

This is the future of IT over the next 10 years as predicted by Microsoft’s chief navel gazer. I gotta say, I think he’s right.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/dd819085.aspx
You want the session by Miha Kralj
How IT will change over the next 10 years and why you should care

http://www.craigbailey.net/live/post/2008/09/07/TECHED-Lock-note-ndash3b-Predicting-the-next-10-years-in-IT.aspx

http://www.crn.com.au/News/84240,opinion-navel-gazing.aspx

Cheaper Servers

Why Commodity Data Centres are cheaper than your server room, directly from the people building them.

http://loosebolts.wordpress.com

http://loosebolts.wordpress.com/2008/12/02/our-vision-for-generation-4-modular-data-centers-one-way-of-getting-it-just-right/

Article
http://unthrottled.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!3B07BABB3D3318AA!638.entry?wa=wsignin1.0&sa=860819746

Rebuttal
http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9080738&pageNumber=1

Response to Rebuttal
http://loosebolts.wordpress.com/2008/10/20/out-of-the-box-paradox-manifested-aka-chicago-area-data-center-begins-its-journey/

StorageMojo’s Take

http://storagemojo.com/2009/02/18/clouds-over-berkeley-the-radlab-reviews-cloud-computing-pt-1/ (read the overview and original article)

http://storagemojo.com/2009/02/21/clouds-over-berkeley-the-radlab-reviews-cloud-computing-pt-2/ (read the overview and original article)

http://storagemojo.com/2009/03/04/the-amazon-keynote-at-fast-09/

http://storagemojo.com/2009/03/04/belts-suspenders-and-scale/

One Response to “How much longer can your corporate network compete?”

  1. And so your opinion is??

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