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.

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
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
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
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
Smart cars require smarter cities, and the cloud should have a big role

Smart cars require smarter cities, and the cloud should have a big role

There have been lots of stories in the last year about the move to edge computing. The argument goes that with something like an autonomous vehicle, you can’t afford the latency to go to the cloud to get an answer...

/ January 30, 2018
Cloud 5: UK hospitals can use public cloud, the impact of a cloud outage

Cloud 5: UK hospitals can use public cloud, the impact of a cloud outage

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 26, 2018
IBM finally returns to positive revenue driven by cloud biz

IBM finally returns to positive revenue driven by cloud biz

For 22 quarters or 5.5 long years, IBM reported negative revenue growth, but last week the company finally announced a positive quarter.  Revenue increased to $22.54 billion — and that beat analysts’ estimates. A good portion of that could be attributed...

/ January 25, 2018
Cloud 5: Apple boosts data center spending, Hyperscale causing memory shortage

Cloud 5: Apple boosts data center spending, Hyperscale causing memory shortage

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 19, 2018
When cloud companies partner, customers usually win

When cloud companies partner, customers usually win

When cloud companies team up, good things tend to happen for customers. It provides a way to combine different kinds of enterprise information in a seamless way. Cloud partnerships happen so often and so easily, it’s easy to take them...

/ January 18, 2018
Cloud 5: Meltdown and Spectre’s impact on cloud, Ford’s transportation cloud

Cloud 5: Meltdown and Spectre’s impact on cloud, Ford’s transportation 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...

/ January 12, 2018