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  • Sun evacuee Mickos lands at cloud start-up RightScale

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 29 May 2009
  • Open source ringleader Mårten Mickos and former windmill-tilter-in-chief at developer darling MySQL, apparently couldn't bear the gilded cage of Sun's "Senior Vice President" offices. He fled Sun ...

  • Splitters in CloudCamp?

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 28 May 2009
  • The following post, Enomaly owns CloudCamp™ - has it jumped the shark?, by Sam Johnston, working group secretary at Open Grid Forum, is definitely 'inside baseball' but an interesting look at how ...

  • NIST releases draft definition for cloud computing

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 27 May 2009
  • The ship of state turns ponderous and slow, but it appears that the National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a working draft definition for cloud computing. Dated May 22, NIST's ...

  • Cloud draws crowds as Interop winds down

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 21 May 2009
  • It's great fun watching a big trade show wind down. Day one is all vigor and pizazz and manic tweets. By the third day, attendees are sprawled in the halls, their listless fingers struggling to ...

  • Day 2 dawns at Enterprise Cloud Summit

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 19 May 2009
  • We're exploring new frontiers at the Enterprise Cloud Summit, as cloud deckhands try to haul up the sails and ship owners look for value. Overall the mood is good; people are receptive, especially ...

  • is live!

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 14 May 2009
  • Exciting news, the site I've been brought on to write and report for launched today! There's plenty of content there already, including straight news, advice, and expert commentary. Many of the ...

  • Feds get specific on cloud interoperability

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 14 May 2009
  • Anyone hoping to sell infrastructure as a service to the Government will need to explain how they meet the following criteria for interoperability in the a cloud setting: 5.1 Describe your ...