No sooner do I finish posting about Dell, USPTO and ‘Trademark Insanity’ than does USPTO go an update the status of the offending trademark: Current Status: The Notice of Allowance for this application was canceled. So much for ‘we now have six months to file our statement of use for the trademark, and will decide […]
It’s not even been a week since I revealed my discovery of Dell’s trademark application #77139082 in the cloud-computing Google Group, and a few weeks since I actually discovered it. I was too busy at the time trying to find a consensus definition and write an encyclopaedic reference for cloud computing to worry about a […]
In my last post (The future of cloud computing – an army of monkeys?) I took exception to the concept of a ‘private cloud’, as presented by a number of hardware & software vendors who would have us believe that it is ‘any large, intelligent and/or reliable cluster‘ (typically while trying to sell the same). […]
I don’t care if my cloud computing architecture is powered by a grid, a mainframe, my neigbour’s desktop or an army of monkeys, so long as it’s fast, cheap, and secure. There’s been a good deal of confusion of late between the general concept of cloud computing, which I define as “Internet (‘Cloud’) based development […]
“Cloud Computing is the realisation of Internet (‘Cloud’) based development and use of computer technology (‘Computing’) delivered by an ecosystem of providers.” It’s amazing that such a simple concept has caused so much confusion, but having spent the last few days reviewing the recent discussions it seems many are falling into the trap of trying […]
For those who liked the Google Apps – On in 60 seconds video (YouTube) you can also download the high quality original hosted ‘in the cloud’ on Amazon S3.
To celebrate today’s Google Apps launch here’s a screencast I whipped up showing just how easy it is with Google Apps to get ‘On in 60 seconds’: Update: On advice from Dave Girouard (VP, Google Enterprise) we’ve changed the name to ‘On in 60 seconds’ from the somewhat less enthralling ‘Setting up Google Apps’. Update: Thanks […]