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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...