competitive advantage

You are not married to public cloud boy!

Honestly, I am not checking my twits everyday –who really does it cast the first stone-, just a couple of days ago I’ve grabbed my phone to try the new twitter app version that I’ve updated since some weeks –BTW.  It was a nice change, I was a bit tired of the last one- and I’ve got interest on a twit from @elenaneira highlighting “Startups Move away from#Cloud” Probably this note is not a big surprise for so smart guys like you, but it makes me []

How to choose the right technology for your business

How many vendors and providers could be well attended by a CTO office? Despite of CTO don’t buy directly from vendors, is an influencer in taking the decision of what technologies are aligned to the company’s technology evolution path, and We can bring a better comprehension of the  products’ advantages versus their cost to acquire and operate them. There are so many technologies, and so many vendors and resellers for each one. How could we decide what technology to choose? What are the main factors we need to keep in mind before choosing or []

Working a year in a dog’s life

This is my 21st post and I realized I’ve been working at KIO Networks since 20 months, 20 months that seem to be 80 months. Some KIOs told me: A year at KIO is like a year in a dog’s life. Now, I can say I fully understand what they meant. I’ve learned so many things throughout this journey at KIO, I’ve learned from every success, but even more from every mistake. Culture is a key, and it’s not the exception for us, that’s why we support this culture on values. Our values are reinforced through every []

The difference between an open standard and an enterprise cloud model

One year ago we decided to create our cloud called open edition as a response to the Mexican market demand for better resources at small prices. At this time we were offering just one flavor related to server virtualization with a lower level of automation. Today, there is a strong growing need for more automated and full orchestrated infrastructure A global full orchestrated and packed offering from big providers like Amazon and Rackspace have changed the way in which cloud is consumed. []

IaaS has got commodity

I have read “the end of competitive advantage” by Rita Gunther,  and the common pattern that I got from this one and others readings about the new way to do business: How fast companies success or fail , just in months you can be successful or mess up all your hard work.  You have to avoid your core product or service to be turn commodity, and how do you know it’s happening? if one of your most important differentiator with the competition []