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Free Market Clouds: Why Cloud Computing Will Reinvigorate Capitalism

Sep 22, 2010 |

I believe that the impact of cloud computing to the IT industry and to society at-large will be as significant as the Industrial Revolution was to market economies, otherwise known as capitalism. I’d like to explore the benefits of cloud computing, along with some potential threats.

Are Cloud Datacenters Greener and Cleaner?

Aug 19, 2010 |

New data centers being run by the likes of Google or Microsoft are enormous and boast cost efficiencies 5-10X greater than traditional, “un-virtualized” enterprise data centers, which are also typically smaller. The efficiency benefits inherent in cloud data centers come in different forms and include positive aspects like superior energy efficiency, higher availability, and better performance.