Tag: Cloud Marketshare

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
Google Cloud’s quest to surpass ad revenue may take awhile

Google Cloud’s quest to surpass ad revenue may take awhile

A couple of years ago at the Structure Conference, Urs Hölzle, SVP of engineering at Google, made a rather bold prediction. He said that by 2020, Google cloud revenue would surpass the company’s ad money, which remains by far the...

/ November 16, 2017
Cloud vendors engage in latest feature battle

Cloud vendors engage in latest feature battle

It’s gotten to the point where if one cloud vendor makes a move, there’s a pretty good chance the competitors will answer with a similar service offering — and we’ve seen this playing out in a big way this month....

/ September 28, 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
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
Diane Greene, head of Google Cloud Platform, speaking at TechCrunch
Google’s murky cloud numbers

Google’s murky cloud numbers

Google announced its earnings report this week, and buried in a section called ‘Other Revenue’ was their cloud earnings — thrown together with a bunch of other ill-defined stuff that wasn’t ad revenue. The good news is that the number...

/ July 26, 2017 / 2 Comments