All posts by Ron Miller

Ron Miller is a freelance technology reporter and blogger. He is contributing editor at EContent Magazine and enterprise reporter at TechCrunch.

Cloud 5: Everyone loves Kubernetes, Cisco’s cloud pivot

Cloud 5: Everyone loves Kubernetes, Cisco’s cloud pivot

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find. Before we jump into this week’s links, please have a look at one of...

/ September 15, 2017
Rackspace
Rackspace fortifies its position in the managed cloud market with Datapipe acquisition

Rackspace fortifies its position in the managed cloud market with Datapipe acquisition

When Rackspace bought rival Datapipe this week, it made a move that solidified its position as the number two company in the managed cloud market, and in the process created a bigger company to battle market leader IBM (according to data from...

/ September 13, 2017
Cloud 5: Headless computing, Huawei partners up in cloud

Cloud 5: Headless computing, Huawei partners up in cloud

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find. Before we jump into this week’s links, please have a look at one of...

/ September 8, 2017
Oracle cloud biz begins to take center stage

Oracle cloud biz begins to take center stage

There were a couple of contrasting news stories about Oracle this week that suggest the cloud part of the business is ascending, while some older pieces like the hardware business could be in decline. Let’s start with the bad news first with...

/ September 6, 2017
Cloud 5: Walmart to build GPU data center, Latest OpenStack release

Cloud 5: Walmart to build GPU data center, Latest OpenStack release

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find. Before we jump into this week’s links, please have a look at one of...

/ September 1, 2017
Microsoft, not Salesforce owns SaaS marketshare lead says Synergy Research

Microsoft, not Salesforce owns SaaS marketshare lead says Synergy Research

When Synergy Research announced their Q2 SaaS marketshare results today, there was a bit of a surprise. Instead of Salesforce, leading the field, it was Microsoft. The shift actually happened a year ago, according to Synergy. Salesforce was of course born...

/ August 31, 2017
Cloud 5: GCP’s low-cost cloud, Microsoft’s super-fast AI

Cloud 5: GCP’s low-cost cloud, Microsoft’s super-fast AI

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find. Before we jump into this week’s links, please have a look at one of...

/ August 25, 2017
Salesforce
Salesforce surpasses $10 billion run rate

Salesforce surpasses $10 billion run rate

Salesforce had another impressive earnings report yesterday, blowing past analyst expectations and putting them firmly on the road to surpass $10 billion in annual revenue. That’s a huge number and not one to be dismissed easily. In fact, Salesforce claims...

/ August 23, 2017
Cloud 5
Cloud 5: AWS chooses Kubernetes, Brazilian SaaS vendors

Cloud 5: AWS chooses Kubernetes, Brazilian SaaS vendors

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find. Before we jump into this week’s links, please have a look at one of...

/ August 11, 2017
In latest volley in cloud wars, IBM sues to stop former exec from joining AWS

In latest volley in cloud wars, IBM sues to stop former exec from joining AWS

The cloud battles are beginning to get a little nastier, if that was even possible. First there were price wars where each company tried outdo the other with even cheaper offerings. This week it reached the personal level when IBM sued...

/ August 9, 2017