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: Docker opens container core, AWS freebies for Alexa

Posted by Ron Miller on Mar 17, 2017 9:28:56 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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Oracle still has a long way to go in the cloud

Posted by Ron Miller on Mar 16, 2017 1:07:05 PM

Oracle has always faced a hard road to the cloud. As one of the premier vendors of the client-server era, it had up until fairly recently resisted the move to the cloud, but like all legacy vendors, Oracle has made its move.

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Topics: Cloud Trends

Google Cloud gets its 15 minutes

Posted by Ron Miller on Mar 14, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Last week, Google held its Google Cloud Next Conference in San Francisco. Like any company-centric conference, it gave Google three days of non-stop control of the microphone to make its cloud case with media, analysts, and potential customers in attendance —and it did its best to take advantage of its time in the spotlight.

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Topics: Cloud Industry and Technology, Cloud Trends

Cloud 5: Google cloud gets center stage, quantum computing by cloud

Posted by Ron Miller on Mar 10, 2017 10:36:18 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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Salesforce rolls on

Posted by Ron Miller on Mar 3, 2017 1:25:49 PM

It's almost like a broken record by now, but Salesforce had another great quarter when it reported its Q4 2017 earnings earlier this week. 

The company raked in $2.2 billion in revenue for the quarter, up 27 percent year over year. What's more, it pulled in $8.39 billion for fiscal 2017, up 26 percent year over year.

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Topics: Cloud Trends

Cloud 5: AWS's really bad week, Cisco hopes to be cloud's Switzerland

Posted by Ron Miller on Mar 3, 2017 9:27:31 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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Cloud 5: New OpenStack release, Kubernetes on Azure

Posted by Ron Miller on Feb 24, 2017 9:13:10 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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The battle of analyst's cloud market predictions

Posted by Ron Miller on Feb 23, 2017 12:04:29 PM

IDC and Gartner came out with their annual cloud market predictions this week, and it's always interesting to see how these two firms see the market taking shape. Fair to say, they both see it growing at a rapid clip, but even a casual observer would know that's the case.

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Topics: Cloud Trends

Cloud 5: Benioff's good decision, great data center consolidation

Posted by Ron Miller on Feb 17, 2017 9:57:25 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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Amazon makes SaaS-y move with new Chime communications tool

Posted by Ron Miller on Feb 16, 2017 9:35:18 AM

Amazon Web Services is a highly successful cloud company, but that doesn't mean it's simply content to rest on its success. It's continually looking for new areas to exploit. Just this week, it announced Chime, which has been billed as a unified communication tool.

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Topics: Cloud Trends

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