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John Gannon

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We plan to start investing carefully with about $100M slated for the U.S. My passion and my personality will make an imprint on the work we do. Our focus will be early-stage, Series A software and internet companies that have technology and innovation at their core. B2B, SaaS, cloud, b...
Your pricing is, in part, a function of your increasing costs, but also a function of your increasing value, and segmenting the customers who can afford to pay a lot from those who can’t. JBoss was able to transform their business when they focused on putting the right scalable pricing...
I’m going to be moderating a panel for the virtual conference Cloud Lab ‘10 (formerly known as Cloud Slam) the week of April 19.  The abstract of the talk is below.  If you would like to be a panelist, please leave me a comment and let me know who you are and why you want [...
You can find it here. If you’re interested in cloud, virtualization, or IT management, expect to see a few posts per week on those topics. Hope to see you there! Posted in Uncategorized Tagged: vmturbo
We recently hired an associated. I got > 700 resumes and I didn’t even post that widely. 65 of them were of unreal quality in terms of education and job experience. Undergrad: Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, Princeton, Yale & MBA: Harvard, Stanford, Wharton. Many had near perfect SATs and ...
We just launched a very simple website for my new company, VMTurbo.  If you’re interested in VMware, virtualization, or cloud, drop in and register so we can keep you up to date with what we’re doing. We also just grabbed the VMTurbo twitter account, although we’re n...
Cisco is getting into the server business, says NYTimes.com. One could argue that the writing was on the wall when Cisco announced their Nexus virtual switch platform complete with deep VMware networking integration, but now there are few doubts that Cisco has clear designs on owning a...
How do you make money as a datacenter-focused cloud computing company? Aside from the sale of compute capacity (a la Amazon or Rackspace), what are the other revenue opportunities available? Here are some thoughts...
Although cloud computing provides financial benefits like reduction of CAPEX and the ability to pay-as-you-go, organizations will still need a reasonable amount of granularity in the reporting of cloud usage and the ability to map that usage into a financial chargeback model that makes...