All posts by Ron Miller

Ron Miller is a freelance technology reporter and blogger. He is contributing editor at EContent Magazine and enterprise reporter at TechCrunch.

Cloud 5: Salesforce’s $6.5B MuleSoft bet, Apple and IBM expand partnership to AI

Cloud 5: Salesforce’s $6.5B MuleSoft bet, Apple and IBM expand partnership to AI

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 23, 2018
Google Cloud looks ready to board the blockchain train

Google Cloud looks ready to board the blockchain train

Blockchain is surely the buzzword of the day. All you need to do is put blockchain in your title and your stock goes up, as we actually saw a soft drink company attempt at the end of last year. Yet,...

/ March 22, 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: 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
Car companies are increasingly becoming software companies

Car companies are increasingly becoming software companies

Car companies used to be as old-school as you can imagine, producing vehicles in factories and selling them at dealerships, but as we move toward a future of data-driven vehicles and eventually self-driving cars, we are seeing a hard shift...

/ March 7, 2018
A mostly good week for SaaS

A mostly good week for SaaS

Software-as-a-Service — or perhaps we should be simply calling it software, because that’s the way it mostly gets delivered now — had a pretty good week last week. Whether it was Salesforce reporting yet another great quarter, Box moving past...

/ March 5, 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
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
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