Dana Gardner

Dana Gardner is president and principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions, an enterprise IT analysis, market research, and consulting firm.

Latest Posts

Oracle with Linux is doing the inevitable -- a business model mash-up

This is not, by the way, an assault on Linux. It's an assault on the providers of Linux support tied to a particular distribution. Linux should be just fine. And Oracle's influence on Linux may make it even better for use as the underpinnings of datacenters and applications-as-services stacks.

October 26, 2006 by Dana Gardner


BriefingsDirect SOA Insights Edition, Vol. 2: Gardner, Garone and Collins on Virtualization and the End of ERP

If you can put in some buffer around your legacy systems -- if you can use SOA for more greenfield development, too -- if you can use it for extended enterprise opportunities where you can share services in a close-knit trading or supply chain environments, or a business ecology environment -- then you’re reducing your risk for being backward compatible because your services can continue to be modernized.

October 22, 2006 by Dana Gardner

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I won on more than points, it's what real 'community" is all about

We need the smarties (and richies) to stay in the game, and to vote, and to remain citizens of the US as well as cybercitizens. I wish we could insulate ourselves with wealth and entrepreneurism from the way our government and society operates, but only a very few can actually do that.

October 20, 2006 by Dana Gardner