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: 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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Go cloud or go home

Posted by Ron Miller on Jul 6, 2016 3:44:37 PM

Last week, Gartner released a report with a title that made me pause: By 2020, a corporate "no-cloud" policy will be as rare as a "no-internet" policy is today

It made me wonder, do companies still have no-cloud policies today?

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Cloud 5:  DIY machine learning, tough times for hardware

Posted by Ron Miller on Jul 1, 2016 11:11:14 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, On the occasion of Office 365's fifth birthday. Microsoft Office 365 turned 5 this week, and the little tyke is growing into something his parents can be proud of.

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

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On the occasion of Office 365's fifth birthday

Posted by Ron Miller on Jun 30, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Microsoft Office 365 had a momentous birthday this week, turning five years old. It's easy to forget at this point, but under Steve Ballmer, Microsoft was lukewarm on the cloud. It was only when Satya Nadella took the reigns that the company began to take its cloud business much more seriously.

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Cloud 5: Tracking pot in the cloud, cloud services in outer space

Posted by Ron Miller on Jun 24, 2016 9:31:38 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, AWS's Jassy: Cloud agility drives innovation. Even though Andy Jassy has a stake in the argument, when he talks about the organizational benefits of cloud computing, he's worth listening to.

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

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AWS's Jassy: Cloud agility drives innovation

Posted by Ron Miller on Jun 22, 2016 9:42:20 AM

It may be seem obvious to many by now, but it bears repeating because it seems not enough companies get it. By its nature, the cloud drives the speed and agility organizations require to innovate today.

That was the message Andy Jassy had this week during a live onstage interview in Washington, DC. Jassy talked about the elements of successful organizational change, and even though he had a stake in the message, what he said was broadly applicable.

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Big money changes hands in huge week for cloud acquisitions

Posted by Ron Miller on Jun 17, 2016 1:45:04 PM

To say there was a lot M&A action this week would be a huge understatement. More than $30 billion changed hands — and most of it involved the cloud directly or indirectly.

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Cloud 5: Samsung's big cloud acquisition, Google's new enterprise search tool

Posted by Ron Miller on Jun 17, 2016 9:45:44 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.

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

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Cloud 5: Gauging the future of SaaS, and cloud washing allegations

Posted by Ron Miller on Jun 10, 2016 10:04:34 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 and mobile have driven workplace change. The Internet wasn't always as easy to access as it is now, nor was sharing files or doing work outside the office. Cloud and mobile changed how we work, and along the way, our expectations.

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

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