This is off topic. But more relevant to the topic of human life and humanity. I don’t know if you have ever lived through a riot or massacre or genocide. I have not. The closest I experienced violence of this magnitude was from the security of my house in Meerut, India when 1000s of Hindus […]
Archives for February 2007
Businessweek and ZDNet’s Larry Dignan report that Merrill Lynch is the latest mystery customer that is signing up for 25,000 subscriptions. The price for subscription is $500 per user per month. Now, if Merrill Lynch actually were to pay this price, they would be down $150 Million a year. That would be more than 25% […]
According to NYTimes, VMWare is on a collision course with Microsoft. Although Microsoft will fight this battle for a long long time, the battle is probably already over in virtualization and VMWare is the winner. In some ways, the times could not be worse for Microsoft with a whole host of competitors in its various […]
SOA: Buy a better, more modular coffee machine that is easier to clean, but still requires a well-trained barista to run, operate, and clean. SaaS: Starbucks coffee. $4 per cup. Consistently delivered. Coffee Machine Coffee(by musicmuse_ca) What do you think?
I know what you are thinking. Why is Anshu talking about hooking up on a software blog? Is there yet another certified love finding service to challenge eHarmony? And how does this fit into the enterprise software or web2.0 world? Well, rest assured the world, at least the virtual one, is not about to come […]
I am excited to report that I have been invited to join Enterprise Irregulars, and have accepted. As the Enterprise Irregular says- “We are a diverse group of practitioners, consultants, investors, journalists, analysts and full time bloggers who share a common passion – enterprise technology and its application to business in the 21st century.” Over […]
Many in the tech world including myself had written Sun off as a real player. They were a dieing company selling ever decreasing number of expensive boxes to people that still had to because they were locked in. Java, a distribution success, never contributed financially to Sun’s bottom line in any meaningful way. Over the […]