Posts Tagged ‘Amazon S3’

Minecraft for $2.5 Billion – Yes, ‘the App’ is King

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

I’m still not completely over the shock from last November when I learned Microsoft had bought Mojang, the company behind Minecraft, for $2.5 billion dollars. Let me repeat that: “$2.5 BILLION”; you heard right. Markus Persson, the 35 year-old original and main developer with 71% stake in Mojang became an instant billionaire and a member of the Forbes World’s Billionaire list overnight. That’s right, Markus Persson is now #1415 with an estimated worth of $1.3 Billion according to Forbes. (more…)

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The Rise of the Hybrid Cloud

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

Hybrid CloudAs many organizations move their corporate services to private clouds to cut costs, enable rapid provisioning of resources, enable advanced monitoring, and increase up-time, I believe we will see a continuous uptake of solutions which tie private cloud services and public cloud services together into something called the “hybrid cloud”. The key will be to use a secure connection such as a VPN tunnel to connect the private and public clouds together. This can be a great cost-effective solution as a company, especially a start-up, doesn’t have to carry the burden of building the entire infrastructure from scratch. (more…)

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