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Posts tagged "Financial Times"
When did Amazon abandon Main Street for 'the Skyscrapers of Cloud Hosting' ?

When did Amazon abandon Main Street for ‘the Skyscrapers of Cloud Hosting’ ?

In the competitive world of cloud-based computing infrastructure, Amazon remains top dog. It’s highly visible, its footprint is almost global, it incrementally adds features or cuts prices to keep competitors on their toes, and it generally manages to meet most people’s needs, most of the time. It may not always offer the lowest prices, or...

Discussing business search with Robin Johnson, CEO of FT Search

The supply of vertical search solutions tailored to particular business niches remains a lucrative and important area, even in these days of Google’s apparently unstoppable growth in generic search market share. Many of the products and companies involved are almost invisible to the general web user, either surfacing only inside the firewalls of large enterprise...

UK Government considering broadband a ‘universal entitlement’

Image via Wikipedia Unconnected to my last blog post, which also involved the Financial Times, the front page of today’s print paper devotes a significant chunk of space to news that “Every household in the country will be guaranteed access to broadband internet, according to a draft report by Lord Carter on the future of...

Financial Times returns to the Cloud

Last month I wrote about the interest of the Financial Times‘ Digital Business supplement in exploring Cloud Computing, noting that there would be more in an upcoming edition of the supplement. Peter Whitehead’s ‘Editors’ Note‘ went online this afternoon, ahead of its appearance in print tomorrow. No great surprises there although Jim Hietala’s piece, Don’t...

Cloud Computing Day comes to the UK this month

Tarry Singh draws my attention to National Cloud Computing Day, which comes to the UK on Friday 12 December. The creation of UK-based KashFlow, National Cloud Computing Day “is being organised… to encourage UK small businesses to evaluate online applications and speed up the migration from traditional word processing, spreadsheet, accounting, email and contact management...

Gathering information about the Cloud for the Financial Times

Peter Whitehead, editor of the Financial Times‘ regular Digital Business supplement, posted a message to his followers on Twitter earlier this month, saying; “Trying to get my head round what The Cloud actually IS (other than something that soaks you every time you go outside). Thoughts welcome” I was amongst those to respond, as I...