Scale & Buy Global IT Infrastructure

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 to pay big bucks for … Continued

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A Cynic Predicts IT and Media in 2011

A Cynic Predicts

(Prove me wrong or shut the heck up.) As pondered by Tony Greenberg and Alex Veytsel 1. Everything that’s old will be new again. Last year brought us the return of 3D from the 1950s, cloud (a.k.a. the new and improved mainframe), thin client (the dumb terminals for said mainframe), and iPad, the new and … Continued

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Data Center Industry

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 than its critics … Continued

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