Update: Amazon will join Microsoft as two big cloud computing players not signing on to the Open Cloud Manifesto. The manifesto, which has raised a ruckus following a Microsoft blog post, is set to be released Monday with IBM as the ringleader. Given the hubbub it was only natural to wonder where Amazon Web Services, one of the premier cloud computing players stood. Here's … [Read more...] about Amazon Web Services: No Open Cloud Manifesto for us
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It will be interesting to see who signs on to the Open Cloud Manifesto document that is circulating privately before the unveiling on March 30. Update (March 30): The list of Open Cloud Manifesto backers is final. Neither Google nor Salesforce is on the list. Microsoft has made it clear that it has no intentions of backing the "secret document." Now Amazon has said publicly … [Read more...] about Amazon not joining the Open Cloud Manifesto, either
Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily. For continuous updates see BNET’s around-the-Web tech coverage. Larry Dignan: IBM revamps server lineup based on Intel's Nehalem Larry Dignan: Can you have an Open Cloud Manifesto without Amazon, Google, Salesforce and Microsoft? Jennifer Leggio: Web 2.0 Expo: … [Read more...] about News to know: IBM, Open Cloud Manifesto, Web 2.0 Expo, Conficker, Microsoft ad
IBM and other players on Monday will launch its Open Cloud Manifesto, a call to make cloud computing "open as all other IT technologies." But the list of companies that didn't sign on to the manifesto is telling. Amazon, Microsoft and Salesforce never signed on. Google was on a preliminary list of companies that signed on with the manifesto, but dropped off the final list. … [Read more...] about Can you have an Open Cloud Manifesto without Amazon, Google, Salesforce and Microsoft?
On Monday, an 'Open Cloud Manifesto' will be published. It appears that Microsoft will not be a signatory, and the major cloud player Amazon has also given it a cool reception. The manifesto was co-authored by Reuven Cohen from the Toronto-based cloud provider Enomaly. Although the precise terms of the manifesto will only become apparent with its draft publication on Monday, … [Read more...] about Microsoft shuns Open Cloud Manifesto
I was surprised when I saw that SAP had signed up for the Open Cloud Manifesto. Despite SAP's best endeavors, thousands of customers and code jocks, ABAP is not a standard in the same way that Java has become. If you know ABAP the only place you can take it is to another SAP shop. If you know Java - well - you can pretty much go anywhere. So couching the manifesto in terms of … [Read more...] about SAP signs up for Open Cloud Manifesto: does anyone care?
The Open Cloud Manifesto, backed by its thirty-six firms that signed on with its debut, outlines core value propositions, points out challenges, sets goals, and then lists several principles of what an open cloud should accomplish. Until now, there has been no real attempt to define or restrict the term or use of the term "cloud", but it’s hard to view this effort as … [Read more...] about The Open Cloud Manifesto
This morning, to a lot of pre-launch buzz, the Open Cloud Manifesto (OCM), spearheaded by IBM, launched officially, much to no one's surprise. The idea behind the OCM is that there exist a body consisting of many companies - and in the future, many, many companies, that would semi-formally agree to interoperability between cloud computing competing "clouds." The OCM would … [Read more...] about The Open Cloud Manifesto: Whats Up With That?
Let's put the speculation about who's behind the Open Cloud Manifesto to rest right now: InfoWorld has learned that IBM is leading the charge. That's according to two cloud vendors who said they signed the document."We are part of the manifesto," said Pankaj Malviya, CEO of Longjump, which provides an on-demand platform for business applications. "We worked with IBM."[ … [Read more...] about IBM Leading ‘Open Cloud Manifesto’ Charge
The Open Cloud Manifesto, dedicated to the belief that the cloud should be open, launched with 36 firms signed on in support. That list of support now seems to have grown to nearly 140 companies, according to the Open Cloud Manifesto Web site. The document outlines core value propositions and basic definitions, points out challenges and barriers to adoption, … [Read more...] about Is the world ready for an open cloud manifesto?