Month: August 2013

Amazon Owns More Than a Quarter of IaaS/PaaS Market

“The online giant’s Amazon Web Services (AWS) arm turned over more than $600 million in IaaS and PaaS revenue in Q2 2013, 59 percent more than closest rivals Microsoft Corp., Google Inc. and IBM Corp. combined, according to Synergy Research Group.” via

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ITconnecter IT Job of the Week – Director IT in Framingham, MA

About the Job Director Information Technology World-Link Communications established in 1989, is an award winning  provider of Mobile Satellite Services specializing in the maritime sector. Our customers are ship owners in the USA,  Russia, Cyprus, Greece, Middle East and  South

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Service Definition for Hosted Desktops – Where to Begin

From this blog: “As you gain customer adoption, your customers may slowly drive you toward greater specialization until you may over time find yourself migrating into one or more vertical-specific offers.” Personally, I think you should look long and hard

Posted in Android, Apple, BYOD, Chrome, Cirrus Dynamics, Citrix, Crosswaves Ventures, DaaS, Desktone, desktop, HVD, iOS, iPad, iPhone, ITconnecter, IVIS, Kumo, Nexus, smartphone, tablet, TBM, thinclient, VaaS, VDI, VMWare View, VXIaaS Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

from TechTarget article – How Desktop as a Service licensing works

From the article: “As you can see, DaaS licensing can be tricky. As such, some organizations will no doubt find that they are financially better off leasing virtual desktops from a public DaaS provider who charges a flat rate.” via

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Logicalis US Announces DaaS Relationship w/Desktone | Logicalis

Logicalis US Announces Desktop-As-A-Service (DaaS) Relationship with Desktone | Logicalis.

Posted in Android, Apple, BYOD, Citrix, cloud, Crosswaves Ventures, DaaS, Desktone, desktop, HVD, iOS, iPad, iPhone, ITconnecter, IVIS, Logicalis, multi-tenancy, smartphone, thinclient, VaaS, VDA, VDI, VXIaaS Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

VMware DaaS will be powered by Desktone | UP2V

With all the activity at VMWorld, this article touches upon a significant validation of Desktone as the DaaS platform leader ( VMware Desktop as a Service will be powered by Desktone | UP2V ). Still the only multi-tenant solution for cloud hosted

Posted in agile, agility, Android, Apple, BrandIT, BYOD, Chrome, CIO, Citrix, cloud, Crosswaves Ventures, DaaS, Desktone, desktop, elasticity, HVD, hybrid cloud, integration, iOS, iPad, iPhone, ITconnecter, IVIS, Kumo, Nexus, private cloud, smartphone, software, tablet, TBM, thinclient, VaaS, VDA, VDI, VMWare View, VXIaaS Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

TBM-like view from ITO Thought Leader

Thomas Young – ISG, ITO Thought Leader and Change Agent – The RFP is dead – Continued fragmentation of Technology Sourcing Market from one throat to choke to out-tasking – Challenge is Service Integration over the next 3-5 years among

Posted in agile, agility, Apptio, BrandIT, CIO, Crosswaves Ventures, disruptive, industry, information technology, innovation, inspiration, integration, ITconnecter, ITDM, ITO, IVIS, leadership, management, nimble, RFP, TBM, transformation, VaaS, vision Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

IVIS-31 – Use Security/Privacy Policies to Improve Customer Relationships | MIT Sloan Executive Education Blog

IVIS-31, Use Security/Privacy Policies to Improve Customer Relationships Next Step –  Review the article and determine if the same opportunity exists in your company.  If not, consider other security or privacy policies, legal regulations or even DR/BCP processes.  Can any

Posted in agile, agility, BrandIT, CIO, compliance, creativity, Crosswaves Ventures, customer, industry, information technology, innovation, inspiration, ITconnecter, IVIS, leadership, privacy, security, TBM, transformation, user interface, UX, VaaS, vision Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Desktone achieves Cisco Validated Design (CVD)

Desktone has had a strong month of August….including achieving Cisco Validated Design (CVD) status, validating their role as Cisco’s only cloud-based VXIaaS (hosted VXI) platform.   Just as impressively, Desktone will announce a half-dozen new partnerships, including a re-validation of

Posted in BYOD, Cirrus Dynamics, Citrix, Crosswaves Ventures, CVD, DaaS, Desktone, desktop, disruptive, elasticity, HVD, innovation, integration, ITconnecter, IVIS, mobile, nimble, smartphone, thinclient, transformation, Ubuntu, user experience, UX, VaaS, VDI, vision, VMWare View, VXIaaS Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

7th Annual Spinal Muscular Atrophy Golf Tourney – Massachusetts

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Fundraising Events is a GREAT event. This will be my 7th year; the course is great and the apres-party and auction is just as good…

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Clef two-factor authentication
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