Vijay Gill – the man who oversaw The Google Network – is now at Microsoft, according to sources familiar with his move. According to Gill's LinkedIn profile, he departed Google last month, and though neither Google nor Microsoft will comment on his departure, sources tell The Register that he has moved to Redmond. Vijay Gill …
I will bet serious money...
...the corporate atmosphere in Redmond is quite a bit different than Chocolate City.
About time - maybe Microsoft BPOS stop being...
...bigPOS and actually starts resembling a real service offering that companies can use for critical business processes?
For BPOS their network isn't the problem
From what I've seen of it their architecture is pretty good. It's their immature service management and offering design that's the problem.
Betting SONY wishes...
I'm betting SONY wishes they had him right about now. LOL
I know we all are!
Credit for credit
Good of Vijay to step in and spread some love for the old gang.
I hope he finds the team and culture at MS as satisfying as he's enjoyed as Google.
He was reporting to a plonka in Google, will be reporting to a plonka in Microsoft.
Dunno if LinkedIn has garbled the spelling here a bit.
Google has been hiring conventional next gen telecoms people including people that do backends (the few survivors in the age of outsourcing which can still write a working OSS/BSS). It is either going conventional or is going for the jugular of the incumbent telcos to ensure its revenue streams or both.
No more ads for me...
No more enhanced networks for all them ad-clickin folk...
The backbone's related to the infrastructure
Infrastructure's related to the front end,
The front end's related to the UEX,
UEX is related to ad revenue,
Revenue's related to the bonus,
Now put your stuff in the cloud,
Put your stuff in the cloud
What MS really need to sort out
Is their billing.
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