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: Yes, Apple really does use Google’s cloud, Pentagon’s $1B cloud bet

Cloud 5: Yes, Apple really does use Google’s cloud, Pentagon’s $1B cloud bet

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...

/ March 2, 2018
Survey finds some respondents spending over $500K a month for cloud services

Survey finds some respondents spending over $500K a month for cloud services

RightScale recently released its annual State of the Cloud Report and per usual there were some interesting findings, including the fact that 13 percent of respondents spend more than $500,000 a month on cloud services. That’s a lot of dough. What’s more, 26...

/ February 23, 2018
Cloud 5: Choosing the right cloud platform, poor cloud security at Tesla

Cloud 5: Choosing the right cloud platform, poor cloud security at Tesla

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...

/ February 23, 2018
Cloud 5: Walmart builds a cloud and why cloud bills could get bigger

Cloud 5: Walmart builds a cloud and why cloud bills could get bigger

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...

/ February 16, 2018
Oracle plans to build a dozen data centers in massive cloud expansion

Oracle plans to build a dozen data centers in massive cloud expansion

Never let it be said that Oracle chairman Larry Ellison does anything halfway. It took him some time to embrace the cloud, but now that he has, he’s put the considerable financial weight of his company behind the idea. This...

/ February 15, 2018
Cloud 5: Microsoft’s free OneDrive gambit, everyone loves Kubernetes

Cloud 5: Microsoft’s free OneDrive gambit, everyone loves Kubernetes

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...

/ February 9, 2018
Forecast sees massive reduction of traditional data centers by 2021

Forecast sees massive reduction of traditional data centers by 2021

Cisco made a brazen prediction in its Global Cloud Index report this month. The company forecast that by 2021, just three years from now, only 6 percent of workloads would be processed in what they called traditional data centers. That means...

/ February 8, 2018
Cloud 5: Google reveals its cloud revenue, SAP makes big cloud bet

Cloud 5: Google reveals its cloud revenue, SAP makes big cloud bet

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...

/ February 2, 2018
Smart cars require smarter cities, and the cloud should have a big role

Smart cars require smarter cities, and the cloud should have a big role

There have been lots of stories in the last year about the move to edge computing. The argument goes that with something like an autonomous vehicle, you can’t afford the latency to go to the cloud to get an answer...

/ January 30, 2018
Cloud 5: UK hospitals can use public cloud, the impact of a cloud outage

Cloud 5: UK hospitals can use public cloud, the impact of a cloud outage

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...

/ January 26, 2018