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The following post comes from ex-Warner Music Group Senior Vice President of Emerging Technology Ethan Kaplan, a noted critic of WMG‘s partnership with Cisco. Just last week, Cisco decided to move away from its EOS platform, a major backend for scores of Warner artist websites (this is also on Ethan’s blog here).

This last week my name got dragged into some blogs because of the folding of Cisco’s EOS unit. EOS was a hosted content management and community enablement platform that was adopted by Warner Music Group a few years ago…

Given the amount of press that went to the death of a music/artist platform last week, and my name getting dragged into it, I wanted to get some stuff about technology off my chest. This is in no way a testament to the success or failure of any platform or approach, just what guided me in my decisions and will so in the future…




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