What's in a number?

$1 billion. Yes, that’s a big number, but it’s not as valuable as $1 billion was in 1999 or even last year, so why the special name for private companies reaching this valuation? Brad Feld suggests the push for a billion dollar valuation may not be the best way to create long term value and may very well leave the employees and investors with much less

Open Source Competition in the Clouds

Folks are beginning to line up behind the idea of Open Source Clouds.  Let the competition begin. This week for example Zenoss, which makes software that allows enterprises to monitor and control data center functions, rolled out support for CloudStack in its product....