Welcome to Container Wars

Back in the 1990’s the battle for hearts and minds in the “platform” (the hardware and operating system used to run your applications) was the processor architecture.  Sun had SPARC, IBM had Power (RISC-based) as well as z/Architecture, HP had...

IPO or Acquisition, The Storage Startup Dilemma

Last week Nimble Storage announced their Q1 2016 results.  These show continued growth (both in customers and revenue) but also highlighted an equivalent increase in quarter on quarter losses, with break even predicted for 2017, four years after the company floated on...