For those who don't know, Amdahl doesn't exist anymore. The company evaporated after trying to push the same old approach on customers for far too long. And if EMC doesn't change its ways as it wanders in the cloud, its journey there may be short-lived.
In addition to the wrong cloud sales strategy, there is the question of whether Atmos can truly scale beyond millions of objects--when billions are required in the cloud, not just millions.
Combine all that with the fact that that the likes of Amazon, Google, Microsoft Azure and Nirvanix are all advancing the storage-as-a-service model to customers at an increasingly rapid pace, and Analytico is left to wonder if EMC and its investors are in for a rude awakening and may experience a bumpy ride in the cloud.
At the time this blog was written none of the vendors discussed were clients of Tom Trainer, or Analytico.