Scale & Buy Global IT Infrastructure

Jumping Through Hoops with Hulu Congratulations should go to News Corp., Disney, and NBC Universal for finally creating an online company so big and successful that tech industry giants may stumble over each other to acquire it. Does Hulu or its buyer get the short stick? Amazon, Google, Yahoo, Dish Network, and DirecTV appear willing … Continued

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Google Wrecks the CDN Market

Google as CDN

Google Wrecks the CDN Market Last week Google formally launched its Page Speed Service, the latest in a long line of Content Delivery Network (CDN) services from dozens of suppliers from big and small to hit the market over the last 15 years. In the case of Google though, I see a few novel changes … Continued

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buggy whip business

Buggy Whip Business Who’s in the buggy whip business in technology these days? By that, I mean, what companies are about to become obsolete thanks to major shifts in media delivery and consumption caused by the rise, the serious rise, of streaming? More than a dozen years after the launch of the Streaming Media conference, … Continued

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Data Center Industry

Net Neutrality Plan By Alex Veytsel and Tony Greenberg In the hubbub over the Google and Verizon new net neutrality plan, a couple of things stand out: 1) There is no actual deal, just a proposed compromise that no one actually likes 2) Everyone seems to be confused about the new,  private Internet While more viable … Continued

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