Microsoft AppSource

Can Microsoft AppSource Disrupt and Dominate the SaaS Business Apps Market?

There are two big reasons why Microsoft Windows failed in the mobile arena the first time around. They were late to realize that Apple had stepped up the smartphone game by several notches,...
Basics of Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing 101: The What, How and Why of Cloud

Over the past several months that I’ve been covering the cloud industry - the segment leaders, what they do and how much money they make out of it - I’ve realized...
IBM leading hybrid cloud movement

How IBM Predicted the Dominance of the Hybrid Cloud Model

About 8 months ago, when I spoke to IBM’s Cloud CTO Dr. Jim Comfort about IBM’s cloud initiatives, one of the things that struck me was the emphasis he placed on...

Cloud Industry Review 2016 Part 5 – Google Cloud Growth

Of all the cloud companies in the industry today, Alphabet’s Google is the one company that had the longest and strongest experience in managing large scale data center infrastructure. But alas,...
2016 Future of Cloud Computing survey - North Bridge

Cloud Computing Trends in 2016, Outlook for the Cloud in 2017 and Beyond

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...
Cloud Industry Review 2016 - Oracle Cloud

Cloud Industry Review 2016 Part 4 – Oracle Cloud Growth

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...

Cloud Industry Review 2016 Part 3: IBM Cloud Growth

In this cloud industry review series, I've been talking about the biggest players in cloud, the edge they have over the competition, the pace at which they've been growing and where...

Cloud Industry Review 2016 Part 2: Microsoft Cloud Growth

Yesterday, we covered the champion of the cloud infrastructure industry, Amazon Web Services. We saw how their margins had grown despite more than 50 price cuts on their core cloud infrastructure...
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Growth 2016

Cloud Industry Review 2016 Part 1: Amazon Web Services (AWS) Growth

As 2016 draws to a close, this would be the right time to take a closer look at the cloud industry’s growth, the impact on specific companies and how the landscape...
amazon echo

The Amazon Echo Phenomenon and What it Means to the $100+ Billion Retailer

Amazon is not the kind of company that is afraid to fail.They started their push into the cloud segment through Amazon Web Services (AWS) when none of the tech majors...