Posted in February 2012

Cloud Adoption: it’s not about if, it’s about when

Cloud Adoption: it’s not about if, it’s about when

“Businesses will soon realize that it’s not a question of ‘if’ they should move cloud, it’s a question of ‘when…If you’re a sizeable enterprise and you’re not doing business in the cloud, you’re making a mistake”  – marketwatch, New challenges of moving in the cloud article. A very interesting article about the obstacles of cloud adoption, but … Continue reading

The modern planner

Continuation of Content Shifting post. There are many use cases in which Evernote tool can be used: Web Content Clipping, Recipes keeper, Trip Planner, Organizational Tool, Wedding Planner, Records storage, Project history recording. It’s a great tool and below you can see some examples of usage  – in combination with Spool & Read It Later. Articles you like (Spool, Read It Later, … Continue reading

The rise of the open cloud (part 1/2)

Or how to avoid being locked-in the cloud The cloud concept was started by Amazon and Google, but is the dominance of the proprietary clouds Amazon Web Services, Google App Engine and Windows Azure threatened by the upcoming wave of support for open cloud implementations? HP announced recently that it’s public cloud (in private beta for … Continue reading

Are Telecom Operators the Future Cloud Brokers?

  There were a lot of operators taking the stage at Cloud Connect conference in Santa Clara: NTT America, BT, AT&T, Verizon.. – talking about their strategy towards enterprises, how to deliver killer applications via cloud, how to use cloud infrastructure in order to deliver manage services. A lot of discussions were generated about the … Continue reading

Content Shifting

Content Shifting

Bookmarking, Saving Entire Pages for later usage, Organizing your To Do List and sharing with others….just a few of the capabilities of services like Evernote, Instapaper, Read It Later and the upcoming Spool (now in Beta mode). If you spend a lot of time reading on the internet, twitter, …and up until now were just … Continue reading

Welcome to Synnefo.net

Welcome to Synnefo.net

Synnefo.net is an initiative born from the desire to speed up Cloud services adoption. We offer a global perspective  with the local flavour. You want to know the latest news in the world of cloud – personalized on your interest domain, want a review of the cloud market (local and global) or specific vendor analysis? … Continue reading

“Patriot proof” cloud

“Patriot proof” cloud

“Patriot-proof” clouds or Europe versus US clouds A couple of days ago a new EU data protection law was outlined by EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding, law which will give people and organisations the right to ask for personal data to be deleted from servers hosted by third parties, who will have to comply unless … Continue reading