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Lotusphere 2011: Domino Applications Coming to the IBM Cloud

January 31 2011

One of the major announcements from IBM this week is that in 2011, IBM will add support for hosted Domino applications to the LotusLive. Ed blogged about the announcement that was covered in the OGS and his session this afternoon. Let's cover some highlights: Public or Private Access 3 Licensing models: free developer or test deployments, bring-your-own-license or pay-as-you-go licensing for production deployments. Flexibility to have pay-as-you-go licensing in as little as hourly increments Amazon's Elasticompute will get updated with updated images, credit car payment options and improved activation IBM Lotus Domino Utility Server for LotusLive with support for the IBM Cloud and Amazon I think it is important to notice that the mention of hosted apps is on the IBM Cloud, not LotusLive servers. While Notes client will have single sign-on because of the PKI, it will be interesting to see that if web applications launch with SSO or we need to wait for a SAML implementation. I think t

Interesting Thought: Adobe should work with Amazon with the Kindle 3

April 12 2010

As a follow-up to the thought about Adobe and Creative Suite and Apple discussion, maybe Adobe should go out of it's way to work with Amazon to put Flash on the Kindle? I assume we will see Flash on the HP Slate and a slew of Android tablets later this year. But the Kindle the 'other' successful tablet out there. Amazon has to be working on something to answer the iPad (well, unless you are one of those that thinks Amazon will walk away from the hardware biz and just focus on the Kindle apps). The Kindle 3 could be the mobile Flash device everyone seems to want. My take - who knows. I would love to see a Kindle with some form of backlight and color ... only as long as it is still eInk and has the amazing battery life that my Kindle 2 DX has today. I know, I know .. you can't have the backlit screen and the 2 week battery life at the same time .. but they could give me a switch to turn it off, just like I can do with the wireless today. I would also prefer they keep how light the Kindl