Macheen Flips The Model

If you have been following our METISbits opinion pieces, you know we have briefly mentioned start-up Macheen before. Since then, Macheen has moved on. This week they announced that Lenovo selected Macheen as worldwide partner for embedded broadband to be integrated in 45 Lenovo product models and the Lenovo cloud. With their existing agreement with […] Read more »

You’re a Feature, Not a Product

So said Steve Jobs to Drew Houston, founder and CEO of Dropbox. And Steve wanted that feature badly. But Dropbox did not sell and Apple created iCloud. The iCloud is a feature for Apple. But Dropbox is a product for those that want their cloud content synchronized independent of device, operating system and browser vendor. […] Read more »

Twelve Reasons Why Telcos Will Not Dominate Cloud Computing

Cloud computing (defined here) is important for telcos in two ways: They can use cloud for internal efficiency purposes, increasing bottom line They can compete in the cloud services market, growing the top line This post is all about the second item. It is important for telcos to find new revenue streams. A recent study […] Read more »