Service providers have been wrestling with the issues of provisioning, managing, and billing physical and virtual servers for more than a decade, and everyone who supplied them with tools is now rushing to tweak their wares and reposition them as ideal for managing private clouds. Jamcracker, which has been around since the dot- …
Straight from the Jamcracker brochure?
Maybe Mr Chandrasekhar should send "Noise" Donahoe at eBay a note. The "eBafia Don" seems to have been having a bit of IT trouble—since April Fools Day, aptly.
You think that 1989 San Bernardino train disaster and its aftermath was spectacular? In my crystal ball I can see an eBay train wreck approaching; it’s due to arrive in the evening of 21 July; this one’s going to be just as horrifically spectacular; but as horrific as it is going to be, you simply won’t be able to look away. Mark your diary so you don’t forget to watch, and have your video camera on the ready (catch the train driver—that’s the one behaving like a lobotomized chimpanzee—waving his arms around in the air)—you may be able to sell the footage to the WSJ. (But, don’t worry, if you do happen to miss this event, there will be a repeat episode on 21 October.)
If nothing else it will be interesting to hear who John Donahoe blames this time for eBay’s current IT fiasco: undoubtedly his creative reporting will show that it was all the fault of all those unwashed, irritating, ignorant, “noisy”, flea-market passengers travelling in third-class—not the criminal fool driving the train, Donahoe himself, of course …
And, even more fun with the ‘eBafia Don’ at:
eBay/PayPal/Donahoe: Dead Men Walking