Tag: cloud

IT Infrastructure Paradox Creates Opportunity for MSPs

IT Infrastructure Paradox Creates Opportunity for MSPs

Something akin to a paradox has emerged when it comes to the management of IT infrastructure on the age of the cloud. A new survey of 401 IT leaders conducted by Dimensional Research on behalf of Virtual Instruments, a provider...

/ July 19, 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
DoD won’t budge on winner-take-all cloud contract stance

DoD won’t budge on winner-take-all cloud contract stance

In March, the Department of Defense set in motion a high-stakes, winner-take-all battle for its cloud contract. Reports suggest that the agreement could last a decade and be worth close to $10 billion dollars. Here’s the thing though, the cloud...

/ April 19, 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
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
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
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
The cloud surged in 2017

The cloud surged in 2017

As Frank Sinatra once crooned, it was a very good year. While he definitely wasn’t talking about cloud computing, 2017 was a year the cloud really became a standard way of computing — and it was a very good year....

/ December 20, 2017
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IBM could finally be moving in the right direction

IBM could finally be moving in the right direction

IBM has been having a rough time for, oh, the past five and a half years. The company has had declining revenue for 22 straight quarters, but yesterday while it still had declining revenue, Big Blue gave an earnings report...

/ October 19, 2017 / 1 Comment