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The Battle Grows for the Digital Living Room

June 19, 2014 – | Comments Off0 views

The Fire SmartPhone launch is just the latest escalation in the high-stakes battle for control of the increasingly digitized living room. And yes, this is absolutely a war amongst Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon and others, each looking to capture the hearts and minds of the consumer – and of course their pocket book.

In the short-term, this competition is definitely good …

Customer Facing Web Apps With Peak Demands: Sweet Spot for Cloud Deployment

February 19, 2012 – | Comments Off229 views

Every IT executives is looking at cloud solutions; the challenge is where to start. Well here is my suggestion. Identify customer facing web applications that have sharp variations in demand. Some notable examples are Domino’s Pizza and NFL.com on Super Bowl Sunday, IRS.gov around April 15th, online retailers right after Thanksgiving, etc. In the past IT professionals might have configured …