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...
Over the past several articles in this Cloud Industry Review 2016 series, we’ve seen the business side of the cloud industry. We covered all the top cloud service providers (CSPs), their strengths, how big their cloud businesses are, what...
The fight to become the top cloud services provider just got much hotter, with Oracle jumping into the fray with both feet. It wasn't that Oracle wasn’t there in the cloud race and suddenly decided this was what they...
If you are running a business, there is a near 100% chance that you are already using some form of SaaS - Software as a Service. According to a recent a survey by Northbridge and Wikibon, one in seven...
At Oracle's annual OpenWorld 2016 conference yesterday, founder and CTO Larry Ellison finally unveiled the plan he's been talking about to topple Amazon's AWS (Amazon Web Services) from the top of the cloud infrastructure industry.Yesterday we covered what he...
In what has thus far been Amazon's most vocal acceptance of a hybrid cloud model, AWS has launched two products that their customers can install on-premise.While this could be seen as AWS simply launching more products to support its...
Google and Intel recently announced a strategic partnership that aims to accelerate cloud adoption in the enterprise segment. The deal brings together two companies that have been a bit late to the cloud race and aim to close the...
Accusations have been flying against the way Google is using its financial muscle to influence the Democratic party's representatives, including President Barrack Obama and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. In what could be the tipping point in Silicon Valley's ire...
The Cloud Wars Have Begun. Who Will Emerge Victorious?Ever since the advent of the Cloud concept, a slew of technology majors have been clawing their way upward, hoping to dominate what could soon be the most omnipresent component in...
Oracle has announced its intention to buy cloud CRM company NetSuite for a reported $9.3 billion. But the NetSuite acquisition means much more to Oracle, which is now struggling with declining revenues in its legacy business of software and...
Strong cloud growth for Oracle signals a shift in revenue stream structuring. With software and hardware losing ground, the company still has a long way to go for cloud revenue to adequately support losses elsewhere. Rather than going heavily into the...
You may have come across several articles in the past about how Amazon is trying to achieve global domination. The way the company has gone about its business, disrupting the retail industry in United States, swiftly moving into all...
In a move that will give the tech industry much leverage for future initiatives, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick have joined President-Elect Donald Trump's Strategic and Policy Forum.As business advisers to Trump, they will bring industry-relevant...
The cloud computing industry grew strongly in 2016, continuing its double-digit growth spree into the first quarter of 2017 as well. But so much has changed in the last 24 months, and the competition has intensified. Moreover, Amazon, Microsoft,...
The cloud computing wars and the race to add the next client have become so intense that it has reached a stage where tech leaders are taking potshots at each other. Oracle and Amazon have always been at each other's...