Have Microsoft lost the plot?

Before you put pen to paper on a topic like this you have to challenge yourself before you make such a bold statement – so note the question mark. Peter Drucker wisely noted, “Business has only two basic functions: marketing and innovation.” High tech is uniquely a product of both. Inbound marketing leads to innovation, or at very least appropriately …

JonHave Microsoft lost the plot?

#Hosted Services – the right recipe for growth, prevent the lock in.

The hosted services market has now reached that point of maturity where hosted exchange vendors are ten a penny. Personally I started in this market back in 2003 when margins were ‘rich’ for hosted services like Exchange, SharePoint, BlackBerry etc and subsequently went deeper into the vertical SaaS industry because I saw the writing on the wall. We built the …

Jon#Hosted Services – the right recipe for growth, prevent the lock in.

Which flavour cloud – elastic, azure or a bit of apple sir?

Firstly, I have not managed to finish this post. It was only meant to be a quick run down which has just got bigger the more I am thinking about this. Anyway, it’s not a deep technical view more of a pull it into a single page who are the main players and some wildcats. So in no particular order …

JonWhich flavour cloud – elastic, azure or a bit of apple sir?