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: AWS sells Chinese hardware assets, Kubernetes gets certification standard

Cloud 5: AWS sells Chinese hardware assets, Kubernetes gets certification standard

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...

/ November 17, 2017
Google Cloud’s quest to surpass ad revenue may take awhile

Google Cloud’s quest to surpass ad revenue may take awhile

A couple of years ago at the Structure Conference, Urs Hölzle, SVP of engineering at Google, made a rather bold prediction. He said that by 2020, Google cloud revenue would surpass the company’s ad money, which remains by far the...

/ November 16, 2017
Cloud 5: Will the edge kill the cloud, public cloud’s role in emerging tech

Cloud 5: Will the edge kill the cloud, public cloud’s role in emerging tech

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...

/ November 10, 2017
As OpenStack grows up, it’s becoming a significant economic engine

As OpenStack grows up, it’s becoming a significant economic engine

OpenStack was created in 2010 by Rackspace and NASA as a check against the growing power of AWS in the cloud. People were concerned about AWS’s “black box” approach to cloud service delivery and the consortium of companies that started...

/ November 9, 2017
Cloud 5: Cloud’s tipping point, serverless or containers

Cloud 5: Cloud’s tipping point, serverless or containers

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...

/ November 3, 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
Cloud 5: AWS revenue soars, Cisco and Google partner

Cloud 5: AWS revenue soars, Cisco and Google partner

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...

/ October 27, 2017
Report finds Chinese companies dominate China’s cloud infrastructure market

Report finds Chinese companies dominate China’s cloud infrastructure market

Synergy Research released a report this week that concluded large, native Chinese companies are in firm control of the cloud and data center market in China, and will continue to be for the immediate future. This is in stark contrast...

/ October 26, 2017 / 1 Comment
Cloud 5: Oracle moves into AWS’s backyard, cloud security 101

Cloud 5: Oracle moves into AWS’s backyard, cloud security 101

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...

/ October 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