Tag: Microsoft

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: Microsoft beefs up its Middle Eastern presence, Salesforce returns to SMB roots

Cloud 5: Microsoft beefs up its Middle Eastern presence, Salesforce returns to SMB roots

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. And without further delay, here we go with this week’s links:

/ March 16, 2018
Cloud 5: Pentagon’s multi-billion dollar cloud contract, Edge computing won’t kill cloud

Cloud 5: Pentagon’s multi-billion dollar cloud contract, Edge computing won’t kill cloud

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 9, 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: 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
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
Cloud 5: Kubernetes future, AWS and Salesforce want to shed Oracle databases

Cloud 5: Kubernetes future, AWS and Salesforce want to shed Oracle databases

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 5, 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
Cloud 5: 2018 cloud predictions, Microsoft’s quantum computing leap

Cloud 5: 2018 cloud predictions, Microsoft’s quantum computing leap

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...

/ December 15, 2017
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