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Is the Private Cloud Market Already a Red Ocean?

John Cowan, Co-Founder, CEO - 6fusion

The private cloud market has sprung up almost overnight with countless competitors. Will they be market disruptors? Here’s the analysis.

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Cloud Considerations for Software and Infrastructure Architects

William Martinez, Software R&D Manager - Avantica Technologies

Resources in the cloud may not be what they seem. Systems accessed as a service in the cloud differ from normal “on premises” systems. There are important restrictions on what the system can and cannot do, and it impacts how the system is designed.

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Data Virtualization Trends Laying New Foundation for Information Infrastructure

Suresh Chandrasekaran, Senior Vice President - Denodo

This article discusses how new virtualized data integration differs from current data warehousing trends as well as what is cloud critical in 2013.

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The Software Spending Pulse for 2013

Kathleen Goolsby, Managing Editor -

Twelve industry observers tell SandHill what will influence SMB and enterprise spending on software in 2013.

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Point of View — Software Defined Networking and the Long Road to Nicira's Overnight Success

This point-of-view paper presents a perspective on software-defined networking. It discusses the virtual networking primordial soup and whether network virtualization will be fulfilled via open flow in the short term.