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.

Microsoft bolsters Azure AI toolset with Bonsai acquisition

Microsoft bolsters Azure AI toolset with Bonsai acquisition

Just a couple of weeks of ago, Microsoft put out $7.5 billion to buy Github in a move meant to convince developers to come to Azure and sit a spell. In a corresponding move this week, it bought Bonsai, a...

/ June 21, 2018
Cloud 5: Online retailer chooses AWS, Salesforce flexes marketing muscles

Cloud 5: Online retailer chooses AWS, Salesforce flexes marketing muscles

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...

/ June 15, 2018
Salesforce Marketing Cloud enhancements are all about improving customer experience

Salesforce Marketing Cloud enhancements are all about improving customer experience

Salesforce Connections might not be as big as Dreamforce, but it’s meant to give the Salesforce Marketing Cloud its own special time in the sun. The conference took place in Chicago this week and in many ways felt like Adobe...

/ June 14, 2018
Cloud 5: Microsoft’s underwater data center, avoiding cloud lock-in

Cloud 5: Microsoft’s underwater data center, avoiding cloud lock-in

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...

/ June 8, 2018
Microsoft makes a play for developers with GitHub acquisition

Microsoft makes a play for developers with GitHub acquisition

Microsoft spent a bushel of money this week to go out and buy GitHub. It cost them $7.5 billion in stock, quite a hefty price for the programming repository. In fact, it was 25 times revenue, according to a report...

/ June 7, 2018
Cloud 5: Avoiding cloud complexity, Nvidia ups stakes in AI cloud game

Cloud 5: Avoiding cloud complexity, Nvidia ups stakes in AI cloud game

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...

/ June 1, 2018
Box continues steady revenue growth

Box continues steady revenue growth

Getting to $100 million in revenue is a pretty big deal for most SaaS companies. Getting to a billion is an entirely different level. Box is making steady progress toward that goal, and it continued its upward growth trajectory this...

/ May 31, 2018
Cloud 5: Public sector gets cloud religion, small cloud vendors build niche

Cloud 5: Public sector gets cloud religion, small cloud vendors build niche

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...

/ May 25, 2018
Synergy reports hyperscale growth soars in Q1

Synergy reports hyperscale growth soars in Q1

At the end of last year, Synergy Research reported that hyperscale data centers were growing like gangbusters with 390 online as we closed out 2017. Today, the company released a new report indicating there are no signs that these large...

/ May 23, 2018
Cloud 5: Microsoft all in on cloud, more Pentagon cloud deal controversy

Cloud 5: Microsoft all in on cloud, more Pentagon cloud deal controversy

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...

/ May 18, 2018