Microsoft’s new business mantra seems to be “If we can’t do it, let’s just find someone who can.” The Redmond tech giant announced a new partnership bringing global navigation and mapping company TomTom to integrate location-based services into their...
Amazon recently announced three major services that are aimed at making things easier for developers to exploit Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities. AI has been one of the weakest links in Amazon’s robust stack of cloud infrastructure services which, incidentally,...
How Big is Microsoft Azure, Really? That’s a question that can only be answered by Microsoft. The Redmond giant does not give out revenue numbers specific to its Infrastructure as a Service offering, Azure...but it happily gives us its year...
Amazon Web Services, or AWS, the current king of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), has once again proved that their leadership position remains undisputed. AWS continued its tradition of posting quarterly sequential growth during the fourth quarter of 2016,...
The cloud computing industry surged strongly in 2016, and if the last quarter of 2016 is anything to go by, 2017 holds a lot of promise for the segment as a whole, especially for the top three cloud service...
North Bridge Growth Equity Venture Partners and research analyst firm Wikibon, which analyzes trends in cloud computing adoption, use, and challenges every year, has released their 2016 Future of Cloud Computing survey results this month, and it has thrown...
Microsoft Azure has been growing at a phenomenal rate, doubling its numbers every quarter on a year-over-year basis.In the last two years Microsoft has aggressively transformed itself into an enterprise services company, building an array of products that are...
Big Blue is the dark horse in the cloud computing segment. 105-year-old IBM has been under constant scrutiny, with its own past performance weighing heavily on the company. IBM was also a bit late to the cloud party, but...
Infrastructure-as-a-Service, or IaaS, was the fastest growing cloud segment in 2016, and there are several indications that we could see a repeat of strong growth in 2017 as well.Early in 2016 Gartner projected that the Infrastructure-as-a-Service market will reach...
The cloud industry and Amazon have captured our attention so completely, that every time there is breaking news about cloud or an earnings release, or there is a new product launch or a big client signup, or if Amazon...
The growth of Office 365 has been no less than stunning for Microsoft. Commercial revenue growth of Office 365, when you exclude currency fluctuation, has been topping 50% for the last several quarters, and it doesn’t seem ready to...
Microsoft Office came into existence nearly 25 years ago, at a time when not many people in the world even had a computer in their homes. Since then the lead application of Microsoft’s Office Productivity suite has undergone many...
It has been barely four years since Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced the company's Mobile First, Cloud First strategy. Instead of basking in the glory of new-found success in Cloud, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has now announced that the...
In the first three articles in this multi-part series, we covered the cloud businesses of the world's top cloud providers: Amazon, Microsoft and IBM. In this fourth part, we take a closer look at Oracle's "splash" entry into the...
Cloud computing infrastructure is essentially about running your company's servers on an environment not owned by you. On an individual level, its about renting virtual server space on the infrastructure that another company has built and paying them a...