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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Cloud 5: Microsoft, SAP commit to cloud; a good quarter for Salesforce

Posted by Ron Miller on May 20, 2016 9:30:12 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, Rackspace earnings shows there's big money in small slices of cloud market. Rackspace had its earning reports, and it made some money. It's not AWS or Microsoft money, but it grew fairly substantially proving that even a small slice of the cloud market could produce big results, especially when a company is a little flexible about its strategy.

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

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Cloud 5: Uber's cloud business, EMC World wrap-up, and cloud wars

Posted by Ron Miller on May 13, 2016 10:31:17 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.

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

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Cloud 5: GoDaddy's cloud strategy, cloud economics explained

Posted by Ron Miller on May 6, 2016 8:46:58 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, SharePoint 2016 on prem is about putting lipstick on a hybrid pig. Microsoft released SharePoint 2016 this week, the on-prem version of its content management system. While it has a cloud version too, it continues to support both, and the latest version is just a case of putting lipstick on a hybrid pig. It's time to commit to the cloud.

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

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Cloud 5: Billions in cloud investments, OpenStack by the numbers

Posted by Ron Miller on Apr 29, 2016 11:36:38 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, Intel layoffs post-mortem points to cloud, mobile as primary suspects. Intel had some bad news last week for 12,000 people who will be laid off over the next several months, and when you look at the trends responsible for this outcome, they point squarely to cloud and mobile.

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

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Cloud 5: Microsoft's cloud stumble, IBM's struggles continue

Posted by Ron Miller on Apr 22, 2016 9:55:43 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: Tech spending shifts to cloud, Nadella's long view strategy

Posted by Ron Miller on Apr 15, 2016 10:30:00 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: Cloud co-opetition, Intel's cloud strategy, and OpenStack Mitaka

Posted by Ron Miller on Apr 8, 2016 10:19:12 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, Microsoft has turn in cloud spotlight at Build Developer conference. Microsoft had its turn to tell the world why it's a viable enterprise cloud player, and it took full advantage.

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

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Cloud 5: Solar powering cloud, Dropbox goes hybrid

Posted by Ron Miller on Apr 1, 2016 10:45:12 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 computing market suddenly getting frothy. As Google, Oracle, and even GoDaddy compete for a piece of the cloud market, it's suddenly getting quite interesting.

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

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Cloud 5: Cloud wars start now, Microsoft could be cloud first

Posted by Ron Miller on Mar 25, 2016 9:19:14 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, Google puts competitors on notice that it's coming for them. Google held its GCPNext16 cloud computing event this week in San Francisco, and it had a message for its competitors.

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

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