About a month ago Joyent acquired Reasonably Smart and we were happy with the breadth of the coverage (e.g. @GigaOm).
With Cisco’s announcement that the company is getting into the server business (news here), it is easily seen that all infrastructure businesses are collapsing into vertically integrated entities.
Time was you did systems and networking work, you had The Library.
This video from a Frontline documentary speaks volumes about what the state-of-the-art is for computers providing autoscale in the cloud.