12 Lessons We Learned While Running IT Education in the Cloud

For many years I worked as a trainer for IBM Education, running both lecture and lab style training courses.  Regardless of what I was teaching, the reality was that "learning by doing"  always proved way more effective (and fun) than "learning by listening".  The students were more engaged, they were more educated (which is the point, after all) and the course itself was simply more enjoyable to teach.

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6 Questions to Ask Your Cloud Consultant

The cloud is an exciting technology that has dramatically changed how we think about storage, compute and networking.  Yet, with these advances come new challenges since the technology also makes us re-think how IT is implemented, and this can be particularly problematic when migrating legacy applications to cloud infrastructure.

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eCloud Summit. Serving the enterprise cloud.

Today we announced an eCloud Summit to take place in Austin about a month from now. The event will bring together a few hundred top execs across three key constituencies with a big stake in the emerging "enterprise cloud": Global Enterprises, Service Providers, and Enabling Technologies. There are plenty of cloud conferences focused on the plumbing of this change, of course, but we couldn't find one built for top execs. So we built it.

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