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Ron Miller is a freelance technology reporter and blogger. He is contributing editor at EContent Magazine and enterprise reporter at TechCrunch.

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Delta’s data center trouble illustrates the problem with a single point of failure

Delta’s data center trouble illustrates the problem with a single point of failure

No doubt you’ve probably heard about Delta’s no good, horrible, very bad week. It began early Monday morning when a power failure at its Atlanta data center led to an outage of epic proportion, causing a domino effect in which all its...

/ August 9, 2016
On the occasion of Office 365’s fifth birthday

On the occasion of Office 365’s fifth birthday

Microsoft Office 365 had a momentous birthday this week, turning five years old. It’s easy to forget at this point, but under Steve Ballmer, Microsoft was lukewarm on the cloud. It was only when Satya Nadella took the reigns that...

/ June 30, 2016
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Salesforce was never about no software

Salesforce was never about no software

There’s a famous logo that has permeated Salesforce’s marketing messages for years. It’s a red slash over the words  “Software” to symbolize “no software.” The truth, though, is that Salesforce has never been about eliminating software; it was about changing the...

/ September 18, 2015