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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...