Tag: Alibaba

Synergy Research: Alibaba surpasses IBM in worldwide cloud market

Synergy Research: Alibaba surpasses IBM in worldwide cloud market

In Synergy Research’s latest report, while AWS, Microsoft, and Google continue as the “Big Three” in most regions in the world, there was one surprise. Alibaba is now the fourth largest cloud provider in the world surpassing IBM, which was...

/ June 28, 2018
Enterprise cloud spending continues to rise

Enterprise cloud spending continues to rise

You don’t need to be a financial genius to see the direction of the cloud market. It’s been big and it’s probably only going to get bigger as more companies shut down their data centers and move wholesale to the...

/ April 5, 2018
International presence has become table stakes for cloud infrastructure providers

International presence has become table stakes for cloud infrastructure providers

As we watch the biggest Infrastructure-as-a-Service players battle it out for dominance, it’s becoming apparent that building a worldwide presence has become a requirement to compete in this market. If you doubt that supposition, consider that we are seeing announcements...

/ March 19, 2018
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
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: Will the edge kill the cloud, public cloud’s role in emerging tech

Cloud 5: Will the edge kill the cloud, public cloud’s role in emerging tech

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...

/ November 10, 2017
Report finds Chinese companies dominate China’s cloud infrastructure market

Report finds Chinese companies dominate China’s cloud infrastructure market

Synergy Research released a report this week that concluded large, native Chinese companies are in firm control of the cloud and data center market in China, and will continue to be for the immediate future. This is in stark contrast...

/ October 26, 2017 / 1 Comment
Alibaba flexes its muscles in the cloud

Alibaba flexes its muscles in the cloud

Alibaba made headlines this week with a couple of announcements that could boost its cloud computing business in the world. While the Chinese eCommerce giant is a big deal in China, they don’t appear to be a major player quite...

/ October 12, 2017
Cloud 5: Alibaba’s eye-popping growth, AWS is the one and only

Cloud 5: Alibaba’s eye-popping growth, AWS is the one and only

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 29, 2017