Phil Wainewright

Since 1998, Phil Wainewright has been a thought leader in cloud computing as a blogger, analyst and consultant.

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Dreamforce 2011, what's to like?

Huge posters announce social enterprise as the big theme of Salesforce.com's annual Dreamforce conference, taking place this week in San Francisco's South of Market district.

August 29, 2011 by Phil Wainewright

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Perils of Facebook, part 94

If you're happily married and a Facebook user, then don't click on the ad inviting you to 'make contact with friends'. My friend did and look what happened to him ...

August 28, 2011 by Phil Wainewright

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Lightning strike zaps EC2 Ireland

A lightning strike last night knocked out servers at Amazon's only European data center and the provider has warned some of those affected face delays of up to two days before they get back online.

August 7, 2011 by Phil Wainewright

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Time to think about cloud governance

Lack of a proper governance strategy when adopting cloud applications and platforms is leaving enterprises with a mish-mash of SaaS silos and cloud islands, leading to poor data consistency and inadequate policy management and oversight.

August 1, 2011 by Phil Wainewright

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Google Apps vs Office 365: your choice

In this guest post, French cloud evangelist Louis Naugès, co-founder of pioneering Google Apps reseller Revevol, dissects Microsoft's newly launched cloud apps suite, Office 365

July 24, 2011 by Phil Wainewright

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