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“Why cloud vendors lie to you and how they steal your money”

The following video shows one of the best presentations I've happen to see describing one of the most significant changes we are living today.

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This session examines the concept of cloud computing, its benefits and risks and why it matters. We then explore the difference between private and public clouds and the importance of open source in this field. Finally we take a look at the future of this industry and use all these concepts to explain “why cloud vendors lie to you and how they steal your money.”

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The “Office+Scripting Solution”: The thinking behind OpenSLIM & NMTools

At this point you might be wondering why OpenSLIM and why NMTools provided that there is plenty of software out there that seems to do the same or, at least,  a similar work. And, yes, it's certainly a good question. Today, you can easily find IT Management Software to deal with Inventory, CMDB, Network Discovery, Distributed Configuration in many of the available software delivery flavors: Commercial, Open Source, ASP, etc… So, why?

The quick answer is that every solution has strengths, weaknesses and particular approaches that make them different even when they share the same market segment. ...

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Mozilla on mashups

There are also interesting efforts outside the “Spectra world” ;-) on mashups. Particularly, I like Mozilla Ubiquity because of two aspects: putting the user in control with a client-side approach and the interaction experiences. It is a very young project, but very promising. Just look at the prototypes and enjoy:

 

If you want to dream on the futre Web 3.0 a little bit, look at the Aurora Concept Video:

Aurora (complete video without commentary) from Adaptive Path on Vimeo.

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