Get a free Windows Server from Amazon

Amazon announced on the weekend that their Amazon Web Services (AWS) Free Usage Tier now includes Windows Server – allowing customers to run micro instance for upto 750 hours per month without cost. That announcement blew my mind. Certainly the server will be very limited in resources, but to get access to a Windows Server…… Continue reading Get a free Windows Server from Amazon

Cloud contracts need to be month to month

My latest opinion piece on BoxFreeIT talks about the need for cloud services to be on a month-by-month basis in order to both attract customers and retain them. Locking customers in to a long-term contract doesn’t necessarily guarantee revenue. A couple of real life examples in my dealings at Paradyne: – We wanted to switch…… Continue reading Cloud contracts need to be month to month