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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Cloud 5: AWS in India, cloud monitoring tools, art of cloud

Posted by Ron Miller on Jul 3, 2015 10:04:17 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 is surely coming of age. When Oracle makes a complete transition to the cloud and Box partners with IBM and Microsoft, it's either a sign of the apocalypse or proof the cloud is coming of age.

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

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Topics: The Cloud 5, Cloud Trends

The cloud is surely coming of age

Posted by Ron Miller on Jul 1, 2015 3:25:01 PM

There have been signs aplenty this year that the cloud is coming of age, but over the past few weeks, we have seen a couple of things that prove even the biggest companies have arrived and are playing nicely with the born-in-the-cloud crowd.

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Topics: Cloud Trends

Cloud 5: Box and IBM, cloud disruption, fast moving cloud

Posted by Ron Miller on Jun 26, 2015 3:22:49 PM

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, Enterprise demands standards as cloud matures. As the cloud matures, enterprise companies are demanding standard ways of doing things and the industry is responding.

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

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Topics: The Cloud 5, Cloud Trends

Enterprise demands standards as cloud matures

Posted by Ron Miller on Jun 24, 2015 12:00:00 PM

The signs of cloud maturity are all around us. We see survey after survey showing us that companies are moving more and more workloads to the cloud. As that happens, organizations are looking for more standard ways of doing things, and the industry is answering.

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Topics: Cloud Trends

Cloud 5: Oracle's cloud target, IT budgets, dragging lawyers to the cloud

Posted by Ron Miller on Jun 19, 2015 9:04:00 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, Pop culture is giving the cloud a bad rap. Hollywood seems intent on casting the cloud as the villain in TV shows and movies—probably because the writers don't have a clue what it is or how it works.

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

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Topics: Cloud Trends

Pop culture is giving the cloud a bad rap

Posted by Ron Miller on Jun 16, 2015 11:27:08 AM

The cloud has been showing in popular culture for some time now, but it's usually cast as the villain to be feared instead of a hero saving the day.

Probably the first time it began to seep into the public consciousness was the infamous Microsoft Windows 7 "To The Cloud" commercials.

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Topics: Cloud Trends

Cloud 5: Google's cloud blueprint, AWS solar project, cloud vs. open source

Posted by Ron Miller on Jun 12, 2015 11:02:24 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, 3 Reasons cloud solutions for small business just makes sense. Small business owners are busy people, and moving to the cloud frees them from having to install, manage, and upgrade software.   

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

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Topics: The Cloud 5, Cloud Trends

3 Reasons cloud solutions for small business just make sense

Posted by Ron Miller on Jun 8, 2015 1:30:00 PM

Small business owners are busy people. Running your own business takes a ton of effort, and you probably don't want any of that energy being diverted to worrying about the software you use to run your business. That's where the cloud comes in and why cloud solutions for small business make so much sense.

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Topics: Cloud Industry and Technology

Cloud 5: Open source cloud tech, SMBs in cloud and is AWS green?

Posted by Ron Miller on Jun 5, 2015 9:52:12 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.

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Topics: Cloud Trends

Survey finds IT execs still have same old privacy fears about cloud

Posted by Ron Miller on Jun 1, 2015 12:40:32 PM

That old Pink Floyd chestnut "Wish You Were Here" is sadly applicable to some of today's IT pros, who, according to a recent survey conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by Hitach, still see the cloud as a major concern when it comes to privacy.

Running over the same old ground.
What have we found?

The same old fears
Wish you were here.

~Pink Floyd, Wish You Were Here

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Topics: Data Loss, Cyber Security

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