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We Got Trouble Right Here in River City, With a capital T, That Rhymes with P, which Stands for Power

We Got Trouble Right Here in River City, With a capital T, That Rhymes with P, which Stands for Power

(Recognize the title? That’s from The Music Man) Is a form of neo – feudalism alive and thriving on the Internet? According to multiple sources, the answer to the question may be yes. Following are just a few of the sources: 1. The Battle For Power On The Internet, The Atlantic, Bruce Schneier, Oct 24, ... Read More
 
Should You Let the Fog Disappear or Not?

Should You Let the Fog Disappear or Not?

Fog Computing may be a new term for many of you reading this article. Here is Fog Computing as defined by the Open Fog Consortium (OFC): A system-level horizontal architecture that distributes resources and services of computing, storage, control and networking anywhere along the continuum from Cloud to Things. I can see you scrunching up ... Read More
 
The Future Is Now For Cloud Enabled Wearables

The Future Is Now For Cloud Enabled Wearables

The latest research note from CCS Insight projects sales of 411 million smart wearables, worth $34 billion, in 2020. The research firm anticipates robust growth over the next five years, with sales of 123 million units, generating $14 billion in revenue in 2016. Wrist-worn devices are the star innovators in the market, with fitness, activity, ... Read More
 
Let’s Get Cirrus About Hybrid Clouds

Let’s Get Cirrus About Hybrid Clouds

Target and Home Depot customers remember the feeling of betrayal when data security breaches occurred in 2013 and 2014. For shoppers, this meant finding our favorite items at other retailers until things simmered down. For the stores, it meant firing a CEO, CIO, and millions upon millions spent on righting the wrong. Digging deeper into ... Read More
 
How StratoSTACK Can Help You Vol. 3

How StratoSTACK Can Help You Vol. 3

Volume 3…Riley wants to use her knowledge of real estate in developing an app Riley was an excellent student graduating high school with honors. She applied to and was accepted by the prestigious Cornell School of Architecture. As part of a class assignment at Cornell, Riley developed an app that contrasted how different architectural philosophies, ... Read More
 
SaaS is the Glamour Quarterback of Cloud Computing (part 3 of 3)

SaaS is the Glamour Quarterback of Cloud Computing (part 3 of 3)

The Dallas Cowboys have an injured starting quarterback (QB) at the moment so let’s talk about maybe the best ever to play the game: Mr. Tom Brady. No, don’t call him Mr. Gisele Bundchen. That’s sacrilege! Tom Brady, winner of four Super Bowls and counting has thrown for a total of 56,858 yd and 420 ... Read More
 
How StratoSTACK Can Help You Find Your Personal and Financial Dreams

How StratoSTACK Can Help You Find Your Personal and Financial Dreams

Cloud computing is a style of computing where consumers use a subset of computing resources from a vast repository of hardware, software, and networking infrastructure managed by an enterprise’s IT team or by an external vendor or both.¹ Sounds incredibly technical and boring doesn’t it? In this series of articles we will delight and excite ... Read More
 
PaaS is the Tight End of Cloud Computing – Part 2 of 3

PaaS is the Tight End of Cloud Computing – Part 2 of 3

The Dallas Cowboys have a 1st ballot NFL Hall of Fame tight end playing on their team today. If you could create a perfect NFL tight end with a 3-D printer, Jason Witten would be the final product. Jason is mentally and physically rugged because he’s required to be strong ... Read More
 
IaaS is the Offensive Line of Cloud Computing – Part 1 of 3

IaaS is the Offensive Line of Cloud Computing – Part 1 of 3

I grew up a Dallas Cowboys fan. I’ve now lost 75% of the audience. For those of you remaining, I’m sure you know that it’s not easy being a Cowboys fan these days. The Cowboys are in last place in the NFL’s weakest division. How is this connected to cloud ... Read More