Do you want a side of serverless BS (SLBS) for your data infrastructure fud?

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Did you want a side of SLBS with your software or hardware FUD?Updated 1/17/2018 Did you want a side of serverless bs (SLBS) with your software or hardware FUD? A few years ago a popular industry buzzword term theme included server less and hardware less. It turns out, serverless BS (SLBS) ...

Are your analyst, blogger, media or press requests being read?

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Are you a marketing or public relations, press or analyst relations or social media expert and your email messages, notes, updates or requests get overlooked? Are you in the first paragraph or couple of sentences indicating who you are representing, what the info or request is about as well as what ...

Hardware, Software, what about Valueware?

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

I am surprised nobody has figured out how to use the term valueware to describe their hardware, software or services solutions, particular around cloud, big data, little data, converged solution stacks or bundles, virtualization and related themes.Cloud and virtualization building blocks transformed into Valueware Note that I'm referring ...

IBM vs. Oracle, NAD intervenes, again

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

With HP announcing that they were sold a bogus deal with Autonomy (read here, here and here among others) and the multi billion write off (loss), or speculation of who will be named the new CEO of Intel in 2013, don't worry if you missed the latest in the ongoing IBM vs. ...

Does software eliminate or move location of vendor lockin?

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Does software eliminate or move location of vendor lockin?Updated 1/21/2018 Does software eliminate or move location of vendor lockin? I'm always interested when I hear or read a software vendor or their value added reseller (VAR) or business partner claim that their solution eliminates vendor lockin. More often than not, I ...