Hal Steger : Thinking Out Cloud
Hal Steger
Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at Funambol. 20+ years of marketing & product management experience at high-growth, innovative global software companies.
| This blog is about personal cloud solutions, technology, trends and market developments. Its scope is to comment on and discuss several aspects of personal clouds.

January 2013

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Monetizing Personal Clouds -- You Get What You Pay For

January 29, 2013

Personal cloud services that primarily offer storage are quickly becoming a dime a dozen. Further, as the cost of storage continues to drop, providers are giving away more free storage. While a typical amount of free storage is now 5G, in a few rare cases, companies offer 50G. It would not be surprising if the typical amount of free storage significantly increases soon as the battle for users intensifies.

The Real Potential of Personal Clouds, circa 2013

January 3, 2013

I considered titling this, the 'Time Value of Content', but decided against it as I thought it might be good if someone actually read it

Over the holidays, I reflected on the true potential of personal clouds. Often, when you work with something every day, you take it for granted and get too close so that you stop viewing things as most people would. When this happens, it is often good to take a step back for a fresh look.

Carrier Cloud Trends in 2013

January 2, 2013

As 2013 dawns with the world still spinning and the U.S. not falling off a cliff, this is an opportune time to take a fresh look at the future of personal clouds A few trends have emerged recently that are setting the stage for carrier cloud adoption in 2013.

Types of Carriers Offering Personal Clouds

A leading mobile analyst recently predicted that many operators in 2013 must choose between being a 'digital lifestyle' or a low cost provider.