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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Google doubles down on AI at I/O

Posted by Ron Miller on May 24, 2017 9:59:56 AM

Every time the big three cloud vendors — Google, Microsoft and Amazon — hold an event, we look for the onslaught of new tools aimed at developers, IT providers, and data scientists. It seems like with Amazon so far in the lead, that it may be all window dressing. But it definitely matters and each company is trying hard to make its case.

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Topics: Cloud Trends, Google

Cloud 5: Cray's supercomputer service, Microsoft's African data center

Posted by Ron Miller on May 19, 2017 9:33:27 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.

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

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Cloud 5:  Understanding Docker, Warren Buffett's IBM stock curve ball

Posted by Ron Miller on May 12, 2017 9:21:54 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, Chasing AWS. Everyone's talking smack about AWS, but that's because it's so far ahead of the rest of the market.

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Topics: The Cloud 5

Chasing AWS

Posted by Ron Miller on May 11, 2017 10:04:47 AM

If you're a cloud company today not named AWS, you have quite a hill to climb. That's because in spite of all the tough talk coming every competitor from Oracle to Alibaba to Google that they are coming after AWS and they're going to overtake them, the fact is that all of those companies combined still don't equal half the marketshare of AWS (according to data from Synergy Research).

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Topics: Cloud Trends, AWS

Cloud 5:  Cloud earnings soar, AWS lowers prices on some services

Posted by Ron Miller on May 5, 2017 9:39:20 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.

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Even healthcare and financial services are all in on the cloud

Posted by Ron Miller on May 2, 2017 1:55:18 PM

When it comes to the cloud, the standard argument has always been that healthcare and financial services were two heavily regulated industries where it just wasn't a good fit. That always felt like a false argument and a recent survey by security company McAfee found that to be the case.

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Topics: Cloud Trends

Cloud 5:  Google's cloud brag, Watson video analysis

Posted by Ron Miller on Apr 28, 2017 10:08:01 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: The Cloud 5

IBM's road to transformation has been filled with pot holes

Posted by Ron Miller on Apr 27, 2017 9:39:31 AM

IBM launched as a company in 1911. It's interesting that its 100 year anniversary year in 2011 marks the last the time the company reported positive revenue. That's right, for the last five years or 20 consecutive quarters, the company has reported declining revenue.

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Topics: Cloud Trends, IBM

Cloud 5: Amazon's voice API and Oracle's latest big boast

Posted by Ron Miller on Apr 21, 2017 9:41:09 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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How the cloud is driving artificial intelligence development

Posted by Ron Miller on Apr 20, 2017 3:55:05 PM

Artificial Intelligence is the buzz word du jour, but the technology whose roots go back to research in the 1950s has finally come of age — and it owes a debt of gratitude to cloud computing.

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Topics: Cloud Trends

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