Extending time for servers

This is interesting bit of information: Microsoft extends life of cloud servers to six years • The Register "Investments in our software that increased efficiencies in how we operate our server and network equipment as well as advances in technology have resulted in lives extending beyond historical accounting useful lives," she added. Those investments will … Continue reading Extending time for servers

Leadership: The visibly invisible

This link came out of nowhere! I had the exact same thoughts while coursing through my workplace. We end up ignoring the people who make it possible for us to work effectively. Housekeeping staff, janitors, security guards or even subordinates. Each one can add some value to our lives. Bystanders in your life - by … Continue reading Leadership: The visibly invisible

New deals in datacentres

I usually don't comment on the acquisitions or investments happening in this niche space, but this one was difficult to ignore. Dallas-Based DataBank Sells 35% Stake for $1.5 Billion » Dallas Innovates DataBank says it has “more data centers in more metros than any other provider in the U.S.—public or private” and the ability to put … Continue reading New deals in datacentres

How to be a writer?

Simple. Start writing. Writing is inarguably one of the toughest things to do. Maybe you are waiting for the right "premonition" or the nudge to move forward. Many people are bewitched about the "intellectual circuit" where the authors are "promoting" their books and signing deals. Those business models have become incredibly expensive in the era … Continue reading How to be a writer?

The ongoing NHS fiascos

I am deeply concerned about the NHS-partly because a few of my colleagues work there, and partly because it is "crumbling" due to a mix of political apathy, bureaucratic slumber and apathy. Ultimately, it is the people who will suffer from lack of access. A few links (from Financial Times). Cracks in the NHS go … Continue reading The ongoing NHS fiascos