blog

0
108
Thursday, March 3, 2009

Is Sun Rising or Setting?

Today was strange.

First Sun announces it’s open cloud computing platform.

Sun Unveils Open Cloud Computing Platform

“Sun on Wednesday announced plans to offer its own Open Cloud Platform, starting with server and storage services aimed at developers who need an extended platformto produce a new application.

Sun expects to have cloud servers and storage available to customers by “this summer,” where customers will run applications under Windows, Solaris or Linux in Sun VirtualBox virtual machines. Open Cloud Platform will compete with Amazon(NSDQ: AMZN).com’s Elastic Compute Cloud and S3 storage services.”

Then …

IBM in Talks to Buy Sun in Bid to Add to Web Heft

“International Business Machines Corp. is in talks to buy Sun Microsystems Inc., people familiar with the matter said, a combination that would bolster IBM’s heft on the Internet, in software and in finance and telecommunications markets.

The two companies have a common interest in that both make computer systems for corporate customers that aren’t reliant on Microsoft Corp.’s Windows software, and their product lines are less dependant than rivals’ on Intel Corp.’s microprocessor technologies. The two companies are also strong supporters of open-source Linux and Java software.”

All I can say is stay tuned.

Follow me at https://Twitter.com/Kevin_Jackson

LEAVE A COMMENT

Name*
E-mail*
Phone number*
Your Message

Latest posts

0
1

Tulane University SoPA Selects “Architechting Cloud Computing Solutions”

Last week, Packt Publishing announced that “Architecting Cloud Computing Solutions” by Kevin L. Jackson a...

0
112

5G Wireless Technology Connecting Healthcare

Healthcare is in the middle of massive change. Called digital transformation by many, this term describes the industr...

0
130

Maria Lensing: The Network Platform for Healthcare’s Future

As a girl, Maria and her family traveled to Memphis, Tennessee to get cancer treatment for her sick brother. The mira...

0
1348

How “Big Iron” Does “Big Regulation”

According to Verizon, there were over there were over 53,000 security incidents in 2017, with over 2,200 of those ide...

0
1671

Mainframe Synergies for Digital Transformation

In July  of 2018, Broadcom announced its intentions to acquire CA Technologies. In the press release, Hock Tan, Presi...

0
390

2018 AT&T Business Summit: Security “in” and “of” the Cloud

While public cloud is undoubtedly an outsized piece of the conversation, news headlines of the latest data breach can...

0
151

My Brush with Royalty: Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah! Hip Hop Icon. Movie Star. Television Star. Fashion Model. Songwriter. Producer. Entrepreneurial Genius...

0
293

What’s New in Puppet 5?

Puppet 5 is released and comes with several exciting enhancements and features that promise to make configuration man...

0
171

5 Reasons Why Ansible is the Best CM Tool Out There?

Amidst volatile markets, dynamic technology shifts, and ever-increasing customer demands, it is imperative for IT org...

0
231

Machine learning APIs for Google Cloud Platform

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is considered to be one of the Big 3 cloud platforms among Microsoft Azure and AWS. GCP i...