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Tech Target interview about the Terremark outage

Earlier today I spoke with Carl Brooks at Tech Target about the Terremark outage earlier this week.  They just ran the resulting article here. I've said my piece on that, not trying to beat a dead horse. It was a small outage, after all...

But...I've seen a few people comment about how Terremark's vCloud Express service is in beta. This word has lost it's meaning in the last few years, and basically has become a shield for when somebodys service breaks. I've sat in product planning meetings to hear marketing people say "oh we can just say it's in beta..." (I'm not saying Terremark did this)

I remember seeing the beta logo when I signed up nearly 6 months ago...I guess I expected them to be out of beta by now.  Will be a little more careful about services advertised as "beta" that ask for money in the future...