Tag: Microsoft Azure

Cloud 5: Amazon Prime Day fiasco, Walmart cozies up with Microsoft

Cloud 5: Amazon Prime Day fiasco, Walmart cozies up with Microsoft

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...

/ July 20, 2018
public cloud competition
Battle for control of the public cloud intensifies

Battle for control of the public cloud intensifies

The fight for control over application workloads moving into the public cloud is starting to resemble a knock-down drag-out brawl. The catalyst for this conflict is the accelerated rate at which application workloads are moving into public clouds. A new...

/ January 23, 2018
Microsoft commits $50 million to expand AI for Earth program

Microsoft commits $50 million to expand AI for Earth program

This week, Microsoft announced big plans to throw the power of artificial intelligence and cloud computing technology behind the world’s biggest environmental problems. The company promised to devote $50 million in cloud and artificial intelligence services to companies working to solve...

/ December 14, 2017
Big tech companies make huge gains led by cloud computing

Big tech companies make huge gains led by cloud computing

Last week was a good week for big tech, and by extension cloud computing. This helped lead the way to huge gains for the big three — Amazon, Google, and Microsoft.  As CNBC reported on Friday, the big five, which also...

/ November 2, 2017
Blockchain is the cloud’s latest obsession

Blockchain is the cloud’s latest obsession

Every year it seems, the cloud gets obsessed with a shiny new toy. Last year it was artificial intelligence and machine learning. This year, it’s blockchain and the various cloud platform companies are competing for your attention. With Platform-as-a-Service, a...

/ October 5, 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
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
Cloud 5: Oracle pokes AWS, GE narrows cloud focus

Cloud 5: Oracle pokes AWS, GE narrows cloud focus

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 22, 2017