Posts Tagged ‘amazon web services’

Emil Sayegh
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Mar 16, 2015
People think Amazon Web Services is the cloud, and that it’s the first, best and only partner of choice for businesses of all sizes. This type of thinking is all too common, and it’s flat-out wrong. Most of this stems from a lack of understanding, which is important because what you don’t know about AWS is hurting you and your company. There’s a lot to learn about the AWS cloud. Let’s clear up some of its biggest myths. 1. The Cost Myth: “Amazon is the… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Dec 30, 2014
This article originally appeared in the WHIR. Around this time of year, a lot of articles crop up predicting what’s going to happen in technology next year. Quite often, the ‘predictions’ are pretty safe and the observations are obvious. For a decade now, Chandler, our Senior VP of Product Development, and I have been getting a kick out of reading these types of articles because all too often, they don’t say much - “Everything will become more important” and so on. The industry expects technologies to… Read More
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Dec 23, 2014
If 2014 showed us anything, it’s that the cloud is beyond any sort of hype at this point. There’s no denying it: What’s happening out there is that just about every significant emerging technology in the game today is truly best framed around the cloud. Thus 2014 was a big year in the cloud’s ever-evolving story, and it’s becoming more obvious with each passing day that we are in a golden age of cloud technology. Cloud platforms have become the de facto choice for businesses,… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Oct 27, 2014
There’s a myth going around about the Cloud, luring companies in with promises like “Everything will just work,” “It will be so much cheaper,” “It’s absolutely reliable” and so on. “The Cloud is right for everyone,” it says. However, for every company lured in by that siren song, you’ll hear just as many moving entirely to the Cloud and crashing against the rocks. This can be devastating, especially to smaller companies, or startups with limited time and means. Throughout all of my travels and discussions… Read More
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Oct 7, 2014
The tech industry is notorious for marketing fluff.  From the beginning, cynics dismissed the term "cloud" as marketing hype. Even within the walls of a company where I once worked that now sells themselves as cloud innovators, the term "cloud" was laughed at. Those cynics haven’t gone away; they’ve just adapted because audiences continue to struggle with what’s hype and what’s real.  Meanwhile, analysts witness how the hosting industry struggles with true delivery on the cloud’s promises – companies encounter difficulties, lose control and never… Read More
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Jul 22, 2014
If you could eliminate 45% of your abandoned carts by making one simple change, would you do it? It depends. If the “one simple change” is a cheap, pop-up gimmick, scamming your customers or breaking your competition’s legs, probably not. But what if it’s as simple as finding better hosting? Statista conducted a study to determine the top reasons why customers abandon their carts, and according to their findings: 24% of shoppers abandon their carts because the website crashed 21% of shoppers abandon their carts… Read More
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Apr 21, 2014
Continued - Here are parts 3, 4 & 5 of Sramana Mitra's, Silicon Valley tech industry Blog, Codero CEO and President, Emil Sayegh talks trends in cloud hosting. Thought Leaders in Cloud Computing: Codero CEO, Emil Sayegh (Part 3) Posted on Sunday, April 20th 2014 Sramana Mitra: Give me the number again of where you would say the flip happens from a public cloud to a hybrid cloud. Emil Sayegh: The flip is starting to happen as companies that started in the cloud are looking at… Read More
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Apr 18, 2014
Published in Silicon Valley Sramana Mitra's tech industry BLOG, Codero CEO and President, Emil Sayegh talks trends in cloud hosting. Have a read to learn some more about the cloud industry's history and some of the trends he has been tracking. Thought Leaders in Cloud Computing: Codero CEO, Emil Sayegh (Part 1) Posted on Friday, Apr 18th 2014 Cloud hosting, as companies scale, is moving from public cloud to hybrid cloud. More in this discussion. Sramana Mitra: Emil, tell us about Codero and yourself so that… Read More