About: Dana Gardner
Profile: Dana Gardner is president and principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions, an enterprise IT analysis, market research, and consulting firm. Gardner, a leading identifier of software productivity trends and new IT business growth opportunities, honed his skills and refined his insights as an industry analyst, pundit, and news editor covering the emerging software development and enterprise infrastructure arenas for the last 16 years. Gardner tracks and analyzes a critical set of enterprise software technologies and business development issues: Web services, application development tools, and application lifecycle optimization techniques. His specific interests include enterprise infrastructure and processes, developer tool advances and trends, embedded software advances, infrastructure outsourcing and utility usage trends, SOA infrastructure and integration developments, and open source development and deployment initiatives. Gardner is a former senior analyst at Yankee Group and Aberdeen Group, and a former editor-at-large and founding online news editor at InfoWorld.
Posts by Dana Gardner:
Microsoft teams up with Ariba on B2B ecommerce front
Ariba is now teaming with Microsoft in business streamlining to empower buyers and sellers to better connect and collaborate across Microsoft applications and Ariba’s commerce cloud services. Read more
Virtualization simplifies disaster recovery for insurance broker Myron Steves while delivering efficiency and agility gains too
The business aspects of cloud: Let’s get started
SAP and databases no longer an oxymoron
HP takes its cloud support approach public while converging its offerings around OpenStack, KVM
HP today announced major components and details for its HP Converged Cloud strategy, one that targets enterprises, service providers and small- and medium-sized business (SMBs) with a comprehensive yet flexible approach designed to “confidently” grow the cloud computing market fast around the globe. Read more
Top 10 ways HP is different and better when it comes to cloud computing
Learn why Ducati races ahead with private cloud and a virtualization rate approaching 100 percent
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High-performance motorcycle designer and manufacturer Ducati Motor Holding has greatly expanded its use of virtualization and is speeding toward increased private cloud architectures. Read more
HP Expert Chat focuses on how IT can enable cloud adoption while maintaining control and governance
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Cloud computing has sparked the imagination of business leaders, who see it as a powerful new way to be innovative and gain first-mover advantages — with or without traditional IT’s consent. Read more
Ariba CMO Tim Minahan on how networked economy benefits spring from improved business commerce and cloud processes
Join me for a deep-dive live discussion on why IT’s role may never be the same
Now is a fascinating time for businesses the world over, and the role and impact of IT is a big part of what’s causing the changes that all of us are feeling and adjusting to.