Back in May of 2006, Amazon, introduced Simple Storage Service (S3) as file storage for their Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) computing environment. Despite some short-comings, the pricing flexibility and the web-scalability offered by S3 made it an instant hit with the software development community. For the first time, a large pool of storage was available for use, with three … [Read more...] about Definition: Cloud Storage
Hi and welcome to CloudStorageStrategy.com. I’m Steve Lesem, the founder of this site, and co-founder, CEO and President of Mezeo Software, the developer of the leading deployable platform for cloud storage. Our story begins a few years ago when Gray Hall and I worked together at VeriCenter – an industry leader in managed hosting, co-location, and IT outsourcing … [Read more...] about Cloud Storage Strategy: About Us – Steve Lesem and Gray Hall
Bechtel is a great example of the "enterprise cloud" version of Cloud Computing - building its own enterprise cloud rather than using a cloud computing service provider. With projects in 50 countries around the world, and teams collaborating around the clock, Bechtel's challenge is to operate a seamless Project Service Network (PSN) authorizing employees, contractors, … [Read more...] about Bechtel Harnesses the Cloud: Case Study of an Enterprise Cloud
Sure there’s plenty of room for discussion on the specifics, but the business benefits of Cloud Computing will make it an inevitable part of your future. Bechtel is a great example of the "enterprise cloud" version of Cloud Computing - building its own enterprise cloud rather than using a cloud computing service provider. With projects in 50 countries around the … [Read more...] about What is Cloud Computing?
The recent strategic partnership between Cisco Systems and BMC Software has led to a lot of speculation. Here is my take on why this partnership makes sense from a technology and business perspective: Any time someone serious about service delivery offers up their objections to the potential success of cloud computing, it goes something like this: "the cloud is interesting … [Read more...] about Taming the Cloud: Cisco & BMC Software?