Category: Commentary

Users Bypassing IT to Adopt Cloud Services

Another interesting read on TechCentral.ie this morning: IT departments struggle to control cloud adoption.  In it is says that: 20% of those responding said they had gone around their IT department to provision cloud services 61% said it was easier to provision the services themselves 50% said it takes too long to go through IT…

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Amazon Might be the Ones to Watch

Forget Windows Phone 7, iPhone/iPad, and Android; Amazon just stepped up and became players.  We all know Amazon as the killer of bricks’n’mortar book and music stores, and they’ve pretty much started down the same road for the paper book.  The Kindle reader is pretty damned impressive … but Amazon aren’t a device company; they’re…

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Bye Bye IPv4

Mark Minasi posted on Facebook last night that the very last IPv4 address blocks were distributed to regional IP managers.  That’s it; the last of the IPv4 addresses are now in the control of your local IP managers. Now is the time to run to the supermarket, stock up on water and canned foods, get…

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Thinking About iDevices

I was talking to a friend on the phone last night and the topic of where end user computing is going came up.  He said something that I found interesting.  He’s using his PC less and less.  In fact, he only uses it now because it does two things that his iPad cannot: virtualisation (for…

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Asus Windows 7 Slate at CES 2011

Once again, this is nothing personal.  It’s just looking at the facts and replaying them.  For those who might get upset: you win some, you lose some.  Trying the same approach when you’re losing leads to more losing.  You can only start winning by taking what works and applying it in different ways to win.…

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