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: 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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The cloud and mobile have driven workplace change

Posted by Ron Miller on Jun 9, 2016 4:30:53 PM

By now, we know the undeniable link between cloud and mobile exists on so many levels, from personal content access to elastic resources, and the cloud drove most of the changes we've seen in the workplace over the past decade.

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Cloud 5: Microsoft's cloud-focused venture arm, Containers 101

Posted by Ron Miller on Jun 3, 2016 9:01:05 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.

Before we jump into this week's links, please have a look at one of our recent blog posts, Cloud giants turn attention to artificial intelligence. The cloud giants are suddenly ga-ga for artificial intelligence, but it's probably not because it's cool cutting-edge tech.

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

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Cloud giants turn attention to artificial intelligence

Posted by Ron Miller on May 31, 2016 9:04:38 AM

Artificial intelligence has suddenly caught the attention of the biggest cloud companies. Can you guess why? It's not so much that they're interested in the tech as the resources required to run it.

Much like big data processing, artificial intelligence takes a lot of compute, storage, and memory, and by happy coincidence, that's precisely what the cloud infrastructure vendors are selling.

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Cloud 5: DoD's cloud plans, Salesforce and AWS are friends

Posted by Ron Miller on May 27, 2016 10:12:20 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 infrastructure market is about to get even more heated. The cloud infrastructure market is poise to become even more competitive as the biggest names vie for the biggest customers, perhaps giving them sweetheart deals for the prestige of getting them to come on board.

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

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The cloud infrastructure market is about to get even more heated

Posted by Ron Miller on May 26, 2016 1:29:26 PM

For a long time, the cloud infrastructure market has been defined by a group of big players competing with one another on price and features. To a large extent, that's still the case, but today if anything it's more pronounced as AWS, Microsoft, and Google wrestle and struggle for market share.

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