Ron Miller

Ron Miller is a freelance technology reporter and blogger. He is contributing editor at EContent Magazine and enterprise reporter at TechCrunch. Ron blogs about cloud technology and the cloud services market for Intronis.
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There's piles of money up in the cloud

Posted by Ron Miller on Apr 24, 2015 2:30:00 PM

Amazon broke out its AWS revenue yesterday for the first time, and the results were so impressive, it makes you wonder why it didn't do it sooner. Here's the thing though, every cloud vendor is experiencing growth and there's evidence that the cloud will continue to grow substantially over the next several years.

In other words, there's plenty of money still be found in the cloud. This is in spite of the fact that cloud services are absurdly cheap, and for the most part continuing to get cheaper all the time.

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Topics: Cloud Industry and Technology, Cloud Trends

Cloud 5: The AWS story, Apple-IBM partnership, container primer

Posted by Ron Miller on Apr 24, 2015 9:47:27 AM

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find.

Before we jump into this week's links, please have a look at one of our recent blog posts, The cloud transition has arrived. Cloud computing has surely arrived, and a recent survey conducted by 451 Research suggests that usage is surprisingly stable across the world. What's really surprising though is that the survey found IT on-premises budgets have dropped below 50 percent.

And without further delay, here we go with this week's links:

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Topics: Cloud Trends

The cloud transition has arrived

Posted by Ron Miller on Apr 20, 2015 12:00:00 PM

While many companies have begun the journey to the cloud, they are often living in parallel universes. In one, they maintain older legacy systems. In the other, they have moved workloads to cloud. That means they have to figure out how to manage both worlds.

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Topics: Cloud Industry and Technology

Cloud 5: HP stays in cloud, Docker's big raise, false security worries

Posted by Ron Miller on Apr 17, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find.

Before we jump into this week's links, please have a look at one of our recent blog posts, Machine learning suddenly popular with cloud vendors. Machine learning is suddenly the must-have feature for cloud service providers. AWS may be the latest, but it's something all the usual suspects are offering now.

And without further delay, here we go with this week's links:

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Topics: Cloud Trends

Machine learning suddenly popular with cloud vendors

Posted by Ron Miller on Apr 13, 2015 12:11:02 PM

Suddenly, machine learning is the must-have feature for every cloud vendor. Just this week, Amazon Web Services announced its new Amazon Machine Learning platform.

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Topics: Cloud Trends

Cloud 5: HP quits public cloud, AWS's new file storage, and smart Barbie

Posted by Ron Miller on Apr 10, 2015 9:56:16 AM

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find.

Before we jump into this week's links, please have a look at one of our recent blog posts, How are there still companies that don't understand the cloud? I stumbled upon a survey that boasted almost half of the respondents were "aware" of the cloud. How is it possible that there still people who aren't?

And without further delay, here we go with this week's links:

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Topics: Cloud Trends

Cloud 5: Ford, Microsoft cloud team, wearables, school admissions

Posted by Ron Miller on Apr 3, 2015 9:04:55 AM

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find.

Before we jump into this week's links, please have a look at one of our recent blog posts, How are there still companies that don't understand the cloud? I stumbled upon a survey that boasted almost half of the respondents were "aware" of the cloud. How is it possible that there are still people who aren't?

And without further delay, here we go with this week's links:

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Topics: Cloud Trends

How are there still companies that don't understand the cloud?

Posted by Ron Miller on Apr 2, 2015 4:04:00 PM

I came across a survey today that had me shaking my head a bit. The company that sponsored it was trumpeting the fact that a majority of business owners are "aware" of cloud computing. I'm trying to figure out how you could be a business owner in 2015 and not be aware of it.

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Topics: Cloud Industry and Technology

Cloud 5: Long live cloud, cloud misconceptions, fastest Chromebook

Posted by Ron Miller on Mar 27, 2015 9:58:03 AM

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find.

Before we jump into this week's links, please have a look at one of our recent blog posts, Big vendors find cloud religion. It took a long time for the traditional enterprise vendors to hop on board the cloud band wagon, but today, cloud is central to every large vendor's strategy.

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Topics: Cloud Trends

Big vendors find cloud religion

Posted by Ron Miller on Mar 26, 2015 3:18:18 PM

It took a while didn't it? The big guys hung back for years, ceding the cloud to Amazon, Google, Salesforce, and other players, but today you can't find an enterprise company worth its salt that doesn't have cloud at the center of its strategy.

Whether it's Oracle, IBM, Microsoft, HP, SAP, or any traditional enterprise play, it's all cloud all the time now. After ignoring it for years, the cloud has become these company's main focus. Why is that?

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Topics: Cloud Trends

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