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6 things I think I think for IaaS in 2013

By John Cowan, CEO and Co-Founder Another year, another dollar… or something like that.  It’s time for an update on the 6 things I think I think for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) in the coming year! 1. Hybrid Cloud Computing 2012 Perspective: Hybridization WAS key in 2011 and I’m doubling down in 2012.  If you’ve paid attention…

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The Cloud Lines Blurring at AWS re:Invent

I spent last week in Las Vegas at the AWS re:Invent show and it was a great week – and not just because I love Vegas! As Co-Founder and CTO of 6fusion I spend a lot of time evaluating new cloud technologies and cloud trends, and then leveraging the best cloud technologies into our technology…

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Is Your Organization Living Below the Information Security Poverty Line?

  By Steven Wolford, Director of Information Security, 6fusion During the season of politics here in the US, I would like to borrow shamelessly from topics in the political debate with a look towards the state of information security. According to CNN (Poverty Rate Rises as Incomes Decline), the number of US citizens living below…

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Part III: The Cloud Crux of the Emerging Market Conflict

By John Cowan, CEO As the Internet has matured over the past ten years, channel disintermediation was rather limited in scope.   Managed co-lo operators were busy picking up the pieces from companies like Exodus and Worldcom and other dot bombs, building out the new infrastructure foundation for customers to ‘host’ or rent virtual or physical…

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Betting on Legacy Distribution Strategy for Cloud Future

Throughout the 1990’s Michael Dell was the poster child for IT Channel disintermediation.  His ‘direct’ sales model took the industry by storm.  Leveraging logistical efficiency and a ‘no middle man’ mantra were hallmarks of Dell’s strategy.  Interestingly though, Dell has in recent years given the entire model a rethink.  Nowadays, Dell sells heavily through the…

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The 6fusion ecosystem gets bigger!

Building the ecosystem is critical for the cloud to thrive. This isn’t just a prediction for us, it is a philosophy – customers want solutions that are designed, tested, and certified to work together.  Recently, the 6fusion ecosystem got even better (and bigger) with the announcement that Network Box USA has been granted Certified Solution…

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6 Things I Think I Think for IaaS in 2011

I love this time of year because it is one of those rare occasions during the corporate and product development process where creative ideas and concepts designed to stimulate future success enter the entrepreneurial blood stream.  It is that rare moment where you have the benefit of an entire year of business fresh in your…

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