Tag: Microsoft

Cloud 5: Microsoft’s underwater data center, avoiding cloud lock-in

Cloud 5: Microsoft’s underwater data center, avoiding cloud lock-in

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...

/ June 8, 2018
Microsoft makes a play for developers with GitHub acquisition

Microsoft makes a play for developers with GitHub acquisition

Microsoft spent a bushel of money this week to go out and buy GitHub. It cost them $7.5 billion in stock, quite a hefty price for the programming repository. In fact, it was 25 times revenue, according to a report...

/ June 7, 2018
Cloud 5: Public sector gets cloud religion, small cloud vendors build niche

Cloud 5: Public sector gets cloud religion, small cloud vendors build niche

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...

/ May 25, 2018
Cloud 5: Microsoft all in on cloud, more Pentagon cloud deal controversy

Cloud 5: Microsoft all in on cloud, more Pentagon cloud deal controversy

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...

/ May 18, 2018
Cloud 5: SAP pushes deeper in cloud, AWS cloud revenue keeps going up

Cloud 5: SAP pushes deeper in cloud, AWS cloud revenue keeps going up

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...

/ April 27, 2018
Cloud 5: Microsoft battles Slack, Amazon against the world

Cloud 5: Microsoft battles Slack, Amazon against the world

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...

/ April 13, 2018
Enterprise cloud spending continues to rise

Enterprise cloud spending continues to rise

You don’t need to be a financial genius to see the direction of the cloud market. It’s been big and it’s probably only going to get bigger as more companies shut down their data centers and move wholesale to the...

/ April 5, 2018
Microsoft’s focus shifts squarely to cloud with reorganization

Microsoft’s focus shifts squarely to cloud with reorganization

Last week, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella published a memo announcing major changes to the leadership structure at the company. Perhaps it was an extension of the vision he has carried from the beginning, but it also seemed to be a...

/ April 3, 2018 / 1 Comment
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