Remembering the Loma Prieta Earthquake
Remembering the Loma Prieta Earthquake
/ Oct 17, 2014 0 COMMENTS

At 5:00 PM on October 17, 1989, a bank manager in Santa Cruz was waiting for her tellers to close for the day. Heading to her car, she walked down the sidewalk next to a historic brick building. Up in the San Francisco Bay Area, a technician for a major Telco provider had just commuted…

Silver Peak for AWS: Streamlined Cloud, Streamlined Billing
Silver Peak for AWS: Streamlined Cloud, Streamlined Billing
/ Jul 15, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Starting today, customers can purchase Silver Peak Cloud Acceleration for Amazon Web Services (AWS) as an annual subscription directly from the AWS Marketplace. According to a recent ESG IT spending report, 42% of organizations that have operated 10 or fewer years are using Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) from providers like Amazon Web Services. As…

Cloud Acceleration – The Next Best Thing to Time Travel
Cloud Acceleration – The Next Best Thing to Time Travel
/ Jan 13, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Over the holidays, I was reading a novel about time travel on my iPhone. Then I came across an actual academic study about time travel and the Internet.  Two physicists from Michigan studied Internet searches, tweets, hashtags and the like. They looked for “prescient” mentions of current events at a date before they occurred. You…