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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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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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 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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