The notion of an individual computer disappears with the infrastructure as a service cloud computing model as does the decades old approach linking software sales to physical computers. The early attempts at software pricing in a cloud environment do not look promising. Amazon EC2 scales the fee for Windows in direct proportion to the instance [...]
About Daniel Berninger
Daniel Berninger moved to goCipher after working as a Washington, DC based independent technolgy analyst. Active in VoIP since 1995. Daniel worked on the original assessment of VoIP at Bell Laboratories and led early gateway deployments at Verizon , HP , and NASA after joining VocalTec Communications . He won the VON Pioneer Award as co-founder of the VON Coalition and led the founding teams for of ITXC and Vonage.