Survey says that 40% of developers think Google is the Public cloud leader and almost 30% think IBM as the top Private Cloud provider. No other vendor is even close in terms of perceived leadership.
The Open Cloud Manifesto is a fairly straight forward six page document that aims to establish a core set of principles to ensure that organizations will have freedom of choice, flexibility, and openness as they take advantage of cloud computing.
Wall Street Journal is reporting that IBM is in talks to buy Sun Microsystems Inc. IBM may pay at least $6.5 billion, 100 percent more than Sun’s closing price of $4.97 a share on Tuesday, the report said. An acquisition of Sun Microsystems is expected to bolster IBM’s Internet, data storage, government and telecommunications business.