Defining Cloud Computing Models

Between now and 2020, worldwide spending on public cloud services is expected to soar to more than $195 billion, essentially doubling the revenue the industry is expected to generate by the...

How Will Microsoft Use Linkedin

Microsoft has acquired LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. And it  is vowing to maintain LinkedIn's overall independence, including the role of CEO Jeff Weiner.  The deal is expected to close sometime in...

Roles Partners Play in Cloud Computing

IDC UAE market analysis reports says  “Services providers that do not transform now, by enhancing their IT services portfolio, will encounter serious challenges in terms of profitability, and will struggle to...

A Sales Ninja for Cloud Selling

Khaleej Times: March 28, 2016:  “A good online presence today means that small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) aren't limited to serving customers in the UAE, but have access to customers...

What is Driving Cloud Adoption in Dubai

CEO of Cisco John Chamber in his last keynote at Cisco Live – 2015 said “In next 10 years 40% of the business will not exist in a meaningful way”.   There...

Disrupting CIO Job

Early this month I visited a friend who heads IT department in a leading Trading company. He looked pensive and asked “Without my knowledge our finance department has purchased a cloud...

Good and Evil of Cloud computing

    Cloud computing is pervasive phrase in every business discussions.  On the flip side if people believe in the efficacy of Cloud model they are expressing concerns as well.  In the long term, cloud is being viewed as a competitive edge for businesses and economies. Studies have reflected Cloud computing resulting into numerous benefits, […]

Cloud computing: Old wine in a new bottle

Cloud Computing is beginning to cloud our judgment.  Topic is overshadowing discussions at every forum, seminar and public gathering in the information technology domain. But if you take a helicopter view,  you will realize that it’s an old wine in a new bottle; tastes familiar, looks familiar and smells familiar; then why such euphoria?  Every […]

Cloud computing…expect hiccups along the way.

Cloud Computing is a hot topic of discussions in every technology forums.  Enterprises are implementing, Businesses are planning and Governments are practicing. Vivek Kundra – CIO of the United States (2009-2011) during his Dell World 2011 keynote address said that “The federal government’s shift in strategy to the cloud saves taxpayers $5 billion annually at […]

Is Cloud the Future ?

8  hours to the advent of new year 2012.  In the technology world, I foresee tremendous innovation, progress in Cloud computing.  I foresee numerous startups across the globe shaping up and leveraging the Cloud platform. Cloud has been an old phenomenon but Virtualization, broadband and Social Media has given it a new dimensions.  I must […]