What are you printing today? Gun, Car, Human Organ, Space Rocket Or A Door Handle

June 30th, 2013 No comments

Just look at the interest that is gaining in 3d printing over last 2 years. While 3d printing has been there for a while but it was never a mainstream application. 1983 was supposed to be the birth of 3d printing, and then came open-source collaboration and market place, but it was recently only that low cost 3d printers are entering and creating new market place. Read more…

Future of Data Centers

October 5th, 2012 No comments

Future is not about big data centers or complex data centers, it is about simplicity. Let’s take a look whats shaping the future of data center. At the end of this post you will have infographics on a) Global Data Center Survey and b) State of the Data Center, the growth and the growing importance of Data Center. Read more…

Amazon launches AWS Glacier cloud storage

September 27th, 2012 No comments

Managing long-term digital archive could be a challenge for almost every company. Many enterprises have regulatory requirements for retain data, and that too for decades. We all are aware that digital data is growing exponentially, and storing/managing this huge data is an operational challenge. One can use multiple data  centers to store all that data but there is huge capital and operational cost. Storage systems, tape libraries, robotic storage, vendor contracts, rent, aircon and power -all that adds challenges. Read more…

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Amazon launches high-performance SSD instances to boost cloud power for database apps

July 2nd, 2012 No comments

 This will allow customers to run demanding data-driven applications in the cloud without the need for costly up-front capital investments. The availability of solid state storage, which is faster and more expensive than more traditional spinning disks, and has become a battleground with more companies adding the option as the price for SSDs falls, even in the laptops, Read more…

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SMB | Summary of India Cloud Study Results | May 2012 | Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing

June 27th, 2012 No comments

Here is the brief of Cloud Study Results conducted by Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Division

Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Division conducted research among small and midsize businesses (SMBs), defined as companies with between 100 and 250 PCs in the U.S., India, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. The goal of the study was to gather data to better understand the cloud’s benefits relating to IT costs, Read more…

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The Nexus of Forces: Social, Mobile, Cloud and Information | Gartner June 2012

June 27th, 2012 No comments

The management of this complexity falls on the ecosystem of technology providers — from enterprise IT shops to cloud service providers to device manufacturers — and the ease with which pieces fit together and flex around unforeseen scenarios. The task of enterprise leaders is to hide complexity under a layer of simplicity.  Read more…

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We had the intuition, and we were able to confirm it based on the data

June 1st, 2012 No comments
The darker side of big data allowed these scary marketers steer Mac users to the pricier hotel. We know that websites know which PC, cell phone, and browser we use and we also know that McKinsey Global Institute tells us that big data is the next frontier for innovation, competitive advantage productivity -but this was a shocking news, so if your are price sensitive make sure you click ‘sort by price’ because your browser cookies are telling the retailer that you are a rich guy. Read more…

Cloud Broker Solution | PaaS

April 27th, 2012 No comments

Recently we attended cloudsoft technical briefing on their various solutions. Some of the learning and whitepapers are attached here for all.  Policy based cloud brokering (also sometimes referred to as “orchestration”) refers to delivering an integrated solution across services provided by different cloud service providers. Read more…

Tapping Collective Intelligence

March 21st, 2012 No comments

Collective Intelligence Yogesh MalikWeb technologies and social media have opened the door to a new world of idea generation and collaborative environments. Governments and organizations all over the world have started using crowdsourcing to shorten time-to-market for new projects or to improve service levels. There is already a reservoir of community talent that can be tapped into inexpensively by most organizations, but not many companies are using social media to interact directly with their customers in order to influence product creation, design or strategy — as suggested by Forrester Research. Read more…

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Hosting In China

March 6th, 2012 No comments

In recent few months our infrastructure team has received many RFI ( Request for Information ) around hosting in China. We did some research and this article more or less conclude what we know about the state of the Internet in China.
At a very early stage we realized that hosting a website in China is not as placid as one can expect. While we contacted one cloud vendor, a leading China based hosting provider, Read more…

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