Cloud Computing And The Economy

The scariest part of today’s economic turmoil is how preventable it was. I am not talking about additional supervision of an uncontrolled finance sector. While the sub-prime market was risky and obviously short-sighted, the overall laws of supply and demand eventually punish those who take unnecessary risks. What is more irresponsible and scary is the [...]

[ More ] October 7th, 2008 | 3 Comments | Posted in Hyperic HQ |

SaaS fueled the OSS fire

My friend Dave Rosenberg got me thinking this morning about the market dynamics of closed source, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Open Source Software (OSS). In his post on InfoWorld, Dave muses on the differences of SaaS vs OSS. He cites that there are relatively few standouts in SaaS and many shining stars in OSS. I have [...]

[ More ] September 19th, 2007 | 1 Comment | Posted in IT Industry |