Just one day before the European Commission officially announced the whopping 2.4 billion euro ($2.72 billion) penalty on Google for unfair and anti-competitive practices with its comparative shopping platform, no less than 7 major technology companies from the United...
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...
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...
Oracle recently crossed a crucial billion-dollars-a-quarter revenue milestone from its Software as a Service (SaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) segments. Revenues from SaaS and PaaS touched $1.01 billion for the third quarter, 73% growth compared to the...
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...
Salesforce.com, the Number One player in the CRM cloud software segment, has just given a booster shot to its already-surging stock price by disclosing its revenue estimates for Fiscal 2019. The company expects 2019 revenues to come in in...
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...
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...
Gartner, the world’s leading market research company, has forecasted worldwide public cloud services market to grow 18 percent in 2017 to touch $246.8 billion. If you have been following the cloud industry, you might think that’s slow, but the...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
Oracle’s co-founder shocked everyone - and possibly his own team - by saying that Amazon’s lead in IaaS is over, during his keynote address at Oracle OpenWorld Conference in San Francisco last September. It was shocking because Oracle was...
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...