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: Salesforce's smarter future, cloud security birds and bees

Posted by Ron Miller on Aug 26, 2016 9:14:42 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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Everyone is suddenly seeing gold in cloud infrastructure market

Posted by Ron Miller on Aug 24, 2016 12:10:17 PM

Count Chinese software company Kingsoft as the latest organization, boldly believing it can grab a chunk of the cloud infrastructure market. Who can blame them when there's clearly big money there.

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Topics: Cloud Trends

Cloud 5: AWS's long game, Intel's struggle and death of private clouds

Posted by Ron Miller on Aug 19, 2016 9:12:46 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, Salesforce wants to remove the friction between its product. Cloud companies have always been more friendly about working together and Salesforce is making sure its various tools play nicely together too.

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

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Salesforce wants to remove the friction between its products

Posted by Ron Miller on Aug 18, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Salesforce.com announced a new integrated calendar for its Salesforce InBox product this week with the goal of removing the friction between its CRM tool and the calendar. By linking the two tools, it saves employees from having to move deliberately between them.

That may not sound like much, but it's actually attacking a huge pain point for users, especially on mobile devices where it's not always a simple matter to move information between enterprise apps.

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Topics: Cloud Trends

Cloud 5: Google's latest purchase, cloud driving job IT job growth

Posted by Ron Miller on Aug 12, 2016 9:52:31 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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Delta's data center trouble illustrates the problem with a single point of failure

Posted by Ron Miller on Aug 9, 2016 3:31:20 PM

No doubt you've probably heard about Delta's no good, horrible, very bad week. It began early Monday morning when a power failure at its Atlanta data center led to an outage of epic proportion, causing a domino effect in which all its systems shut down.

The entire airline was affected, causing over 700 flights to be canceled worldwide and delaying countless others on Monday alone.

While it's beginning to get on its feet today, this should serve as an object lesson to those who think that a private data center is a better option than the cloud

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Cloud 5: Cloud robots, native cloud apps and Microsoft's cloudy future

Posted by Ron Miller on Aug 5, 2016 9:42:39 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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It's time to run political campaigns in the cloud

Posted by Ron Miller on Aug 2, 2016 1:58:15 PM

When the DNC got hacked in June, it got added to the list of high-profile hacks nobody wants to be on, joining the likes of Sony, OPM, JP Morgan and Target (among others) in hacking infamy.

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Topics: IT Security, Cloud Trends

Cloud 5: Google plays catch up, Amazon plays capacity game well

Posted by Ron Miller on Jul 29, 2016 10:30:05 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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Cloud 5: Johnson & Johnson all in on cloud, questionable cloud surveys

Posted by Ron Miller on Jul 8, 2016 10:00:17 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, Go cloud or go home. We've reached the point where companies who rigidly reject the cloud are operating at a serious competitive disadvantage and face possible extinction.

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

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