Cloud Storage API Wars – Here We Go Again

The interesting view that seems to be missing here is that marketplace competition by service providers already serves to drive down the price of cloud storage, so a commoditized stack embraced by most is unlikely to yield extraordinary incremental savings. At the same time, while the competitive market conspires to drive cloud storage costs ever … Read more

The Government, the Pentagon and Cloud Computing

The Obama administration is embracing the cloud in no uncertain terms. The Washington Post reports: “The Pentagon has awarded another contract for cloud computer — which, roughly speaking, involves putting software tools on the ‘net and delivering them to users only when needed.” What they’re talking about is the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) which … Read more