Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) Retorts Against Microsoft’s War On Cloud With Talent Drain From IBM – MSFT, RHT


Dallas, Texas 04/02/2014 (FINANCIALSTRENDS) – As Google’s Cloud Opens Door for Red Hat Linux to support depleting sales amid media-Wars and the New Cloud from Microsoft, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions turns to Deepak Advani from IBM…….

Indian Talent from IBM Will help Leverage Google Cloud

As the general manager of cloud and smarter infrastructure, Deepak Advani joins the league of professionals at the open source solutions provider Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT) , cloud foray will become a tougher deal for Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Advani, who has two masters degrees in computing and business administration has served IBM for over 12 years now where he served as VP marketing for personal computing. Previously he has served as senior VP at Lenovo’s E-Commerce division. The unforeseen departure will undoubtedly raise a few eyebrows at Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) the self proclaimed heart throb in enterprise cloud computing.

Google-IBM Partnership has Deeply Set Roots;

It is yet to be determined if IBM’s talent drain is a conscious response to SOS call from Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) or if it a sheer coincidence. However, IBM does owe Google big time for its support in the nascent academic cloud project back in 2007. The two old pals have been explicit partners on cloud front before, since the times of the “academic cloud” when the search engine assisted IBM for an infant cloud infrastructure of so as to facilitate and gain appeal from gen-X students and academicians in tech world.

With its Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT) collaboration Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has hit a home run against Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s latest threat to cloud computing competitors like International Business Machine Corp. (NASDAQ:IBM). However, the real value of this deal will unveil as Advani tests his strategic teeth at the new project. Reportedly, he has a flare for business strategy and brand management besides a keen interest in consumer analytics and the science of signification to analyze unstructured data of social media interactions.