The Cloud Computing Battle

Early Stage Adventures

The Cloud computing battle is well underway with tech giants battling to ensure they emerge with dominant market shares. AWS is the leader in the public cloud IaaS market. Playing catchup has been Google Cloud Platform, which includes its IaaS Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure.

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5 of the Best Cloud Storage Solutions of 2018

The Startup Magazine

This is why a cloud data storage solution is just what you need in 2018. In this article, we are going to show you just 5 of the best cloud storage solutions on the market this year. The good old Dropbox is still in the top when it comes to cloud storage solutions.

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Standing Cloud Raises $3 Million

Feld Thoughts

My friends at Standing Cloud have closed another $3 million financing from us ( Foundry Group ) and Avalon Ventures. Standing Cloud is a great example how one of our funding strategies plays out. They’ve built an incredibly deep product around a very specific aspect of the broad Cloud computing ecosystem. When they started, much of Cloud computing was total noise and marketing baloney. The third is to use Standing Cloud.

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The integral role of hybrid cloud and multi-cloud computing models for enterprises

The Next Web

The cloud is mainstream but that’s old news. Cloud technology has been evolving and introducing better innovative solutions to enterprise requirements. The cloud market has come a long way from there and it didn’t take much time either.

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Can you acquire cloud DNA?

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Every company wants cloud DNA. Cloud Computing, SaaSZach Nelson, CEO of NetSuite tells Diginomica And so I actually believe Oracle’s going to behave more like NetSuite in the future than NetSuite’s going to behave like Oracle. It’s the only DNA we have.

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Oracle Cloud AcceleratorPart 1

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One of the more enjoyable ones was when Reggie Bradford, SVP described their Cloud Accelerator program. At Oracle OpenWorld, Letty Ledbetter set up several interesting breakout sessions for a handful of us analysts. Located in Bangalore and Delhi in India

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Five Cloud-Based Business Services For Budding Entrepreneurs

YoungUpstarts

A recent trend – cloud computing – has made it possible for businesses to circumvent many of these concerns and operate at peak efficiency. Solutions such as AccessPay offer cloud-based direct debit services for businesses of all sizes.

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Dilbert on Cloud Computing

SoCal CTO

Some days it does feel this way

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Cloud Europe 2017: The Factory is Cranking

Cracking the Code

Findings were presented at Cloud Europe, an Accel and Salesforce event gathering the top 100 SaaS companies in Europe, in conjunction with SaaStock 2017. AI Cloud Computing SaaS software Venture Capital

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Oracle: Time to push the pedal on cloud apps

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The flip side of that is Oracle started developing cloud apps years before. Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP Larry Ellison joked at Oracle OpenWorld he was told Fusion applications would be developed in 4 years. They have taken over a decade.

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The Unexpected Benefits Of Cloud Computing

YoungUpstarts

By now, you’ve no doubt heard of cloud computing. But the way that cloud computing is advertised to businesses belies some of the benefits. Many CIOs and other managers have noticed something interesting when using cloud computing. But here’s where the cloud comes in.

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Top 5 Benefits Of Switching To Cloud Hosting

YoungUpstarts

There are multiple benefits in switching from traditional web hosting to cloud hosting. If you decide to do that step make sure to choose an SSD cloud server. Let’s address the top 10 benefits below but before that we will explain what is cloud hosting: What is cloud hosting?

Welcome to Brad’s Amazing Cloud

Feld Thoughts

I’m now officially in the cloud business, courtesy of my friends at Standing Cloud (we are investors.) Standing Cloud delivers cloud application management solutions for cloud service providers, technology solution providers, and their customers. Their application management layer, automated managed services and Application Storefront make it easy to build, deploy and manage applications in the cloud. The third is to use Standing Cloud.”

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Danger From Above: Be Aware Of Cloud Security Threats

YoungUpstarts

Cloud computing has many advantages, so it’s no wonder that uptake and growth continue to increase at a formidable pace. Many companies, not just the major players, are moving their data and applications over to the cloud. One of the major concerns about cloud computing is security.

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DefCon 2: Cloud and Digital Service Providers

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Congratulations to my friends at Appirio which I have profiled in many of my blog posts and books as a cloud pioneer. Cloud Computing, SaaS Offshoring (other vendors) Outsourcing (other vendors Wipro is acquiring Appirio. But the move needs to come with a warning. The Appirio deal is the.

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NetSuite and the Year of the Vertical Cloud

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I wrote in January I expect this to be the year of the vertical for cloud applications. There are too many horizonatal cloud apps in accounting, hr and crm, not enough in industry specific functionality. Cloud Computing, SaaS Industry Commentary Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc

Barbarians at the Cloud Gate

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In the last year, as I built the model for SAP Nation, I have had conversations with several cloud vendors and shared my view that outsourcers/SIs from the on-premise world are looking for new parking places for their massive workforces. Cloud Computing, SaaS Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Outsourcing (Business Process - BPO) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS

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Cloud Computing Demystified For Small Businesses

YoungUpstarts

Cloud technology has become a huge topic in the IT industry, and even more so for small businesses who may are working to stay on top of technological advances while often not having an in-house, dedicated IT staff. Cloud Security is Not Up to Standards. by Lewis Robinson.

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Standing Cloud Launches Trial Edition

Feld Thoughts

Not long after I posted about Dave Jilk’s experience with the Pogoplug , he started using the phrase “Pogoplug Simple&# to describe one of the goals of Standing Cloud. Standing Cloud – a company we provided seed funding for last year - is launching publicly this week with its Trial Edition and I think they’ve managed to make cloud application management “Pogoplug Simple.&#. The Trial Edition is just the beginning for Standing Cloud.

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Apply Today For TechStars Cloud 2013

Feld Thoughts

This is the second year that TechStars is running a thematic accelerator in Texas focused just on cloud computing. While we recognize the tidal wave trend of all technology becoming ‘cloudy’, we are approaching TechStars Cloud with specific focus. The companies in TechStars Cloud are the ones enabling the trend of cloud computing and providing the underlying technology, versus just the ones that are being carried along with it. TechStars cloud cloudabilit

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Oracle Cloud: The Quest for Operational Excellence

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Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle pointed out during this week’s Cloud Summit that consumer tech spending has caught up to enterprise tech spending, and is accelerating. Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

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Ways The Cloud Has Revolutionised Business

YoungUpstarts

By now, you will have certainly heard of the cloud and how it is rapidly taking over the internet. Cloud-based services such as Claritum can prove very cost effective, especially for those businesses who do not want to make an upfront investment in hardware and software.

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Oracle Launches Startup Cloud Accelerator Program in Austin

SiliconHills

on Tuesday, announced it’s launching a residential Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator program in Austin. The post Oracle Launches Startup Cloud Accelerator Program in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Watch out Austin there’s a new accelerator in town.

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Want To Accelerate Small Business Growth? Then Turn To The Cloud.

YoungUpstarts

Previously, enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) systems were only in reach of big companies, however, the cloud has democratised access, and given small businesses a leg up on much larger competitors held back by legacy on-premise systems.

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5 Good Reasons to Migrate to the Cloud

The Startup Magazine

The corporate world is rapidly migrating from in-house IT to cloud-based IT. But even here, partial migration to “the cloud” is often underway. So, does your business use the cloud? Cloud migration is now easier than ever: the process is typically seamless.

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Tech Checkup: Cloud Technology Redefining the Dental Industry

The Startup Magazine

So it’s no wonder that millennial dentists are pushing the DSO model into the next level of digital innovation: the complete cloud. Going Completely Cloud. Enter the complete cloud, aka: how everyone already thinks businesses should work, but most don’t.

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Apply To TechStars Cloud Now

Feld Thoughts

Are you building a cloud startup? If so, apply to TechStars Cloud today ! Earlier this month TechStars announced its newest accelerator program, TechStars Cloud , and we are looking for the best cloud startups we can find to go through the inaugural program. We’ve gotten a lot of questions about what constitutes a “cloud startup”, so here is a discussion of what we think are cloud startups. TechStars cloud mentors

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Raising the Bar - for clouds, renewables and digital - Part 1

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My blogs, now 12+ years old, my 6 books and much of my consulting in those years have cataloged and celebrated cloud computing, renewable energy and digital transformations. Cloud Computing, SaaSI have been a big booster of each, but think we are.

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Oracle Cloud Apps 13: A pivot point?

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Oracle Cloud Applications Release 13 – its bi-annual cloud applications release – announced this week solidifies the company’s position as the industry’s broadest suite – across ERP, HCM, CRM and SCM domains. Oracle has been at work on this for. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

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Bombing the Cloud: Why an Attack on Amazon, Microsoft, or Google Cloud Could Lead to 'Cybergeddon'

Inc Startups

companies triggered by a three-day cloud computing outage. A study projects $15 billion in economic damage to U.S. Security

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Standing Cloud Launches Business Edition

Feld Thoughts

In March I wrote about Standing Cloud ’s public launch of a free service to test drive open source applications. As reported today in TechCrunch, Standing Cloud has now launched it’s Business Edition , a service that enables users to also host applications on any of four cloud providers. Currently, the easiest setup is with Rackspace, where Standing Cloud can automatically assign a billing account to you; this easy setup is coming soon for GoGrid and Amazon EC2.

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Broken Cloud

Venture Chronicles

Trust is a cornerstone of the Apple brand… the company that pioneered the notion of “the stuff just works”. The damage the brand has suffered this week is yet to be calculated and the “hey it’s not our fault, users should manage passwords better” statement didn’t help.

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4 Areas Of Your Business That Should Move To The Cloud

YoungUpstarts

To solve these problems, many companies are turning to cloud-based platforms, which can be highly beneficial in day-to-day operations and keeping your customers happy. Here are four areas of your business you should move to the cloud: 1. Others business advice cloud services

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Data Centers – On-Premise, Cloud, or Hybrid – What’s Best for Your Company

The Startup Magazine

The first step is to understand what the difference is between a data center on premise, a cloud solution or a hybrid of the two. Certain applications and services may function best in the cloud, while on premise solutions are the optimum choice for other applications or services.

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Hire A Cloud Computing Expert With These 7 Skills

YFS Magazine

Cloud computing has evolved far behind its original form, and that means the experts and the skills they have must evolve as well. Back Office Grow back office cloud Cloud Computing cloud technology technology

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Taking Businesses Digital With Cloud Computing

YoungUpstarts

Cloud computing has been something of a revolution for the IT industry, changing the way that businesses operate forever. As we move into the digital age, it’s time to seriously consider what cloud computing means for the future. Others cloud computing cloud services

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Selecting a Cloud Provider

Code as Craft

Earlier this year, we decided to evaluate migrating everything to a cloud hosting solution. We recently announced that we have selected Google Cloud Platform (GCP) as our cloud provider and are incredibly excited about this decision.

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Cloud ERP: Streamline Data Management

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

This is where cloud ERP enters the fray. Companies looking to streamline their data management need to consider the benefits of cloud ERP software. What Is Cloud ERP? Cloud ERP software (enterprise resource planning) is a service that integrates all the business’s key internal assets onto one platform. Cloud ERP software is incredibly secure, as the people in charge of security at cloud ERP companies are some of the world’s foremost experts in online security.

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4 Benefits Of Using The Cloud To Manage Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

The cloud is quickly becoming the go-to location for small business operations. Fortunately, you can find solutions for managing all these in the cloud. Using the cloud offers many benefits, from cost-effectiveness to enhanced functionality. Cloud solutions are built for growth.

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Why Choose Cloud Hosting Over Shared Hosting or VPS

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Why choose cloud hosting over shared hosting or VPS? With how popular cloud hosting has become nowadays, this is a question many small business owners are asking themselves. Lots of cloud hosting providers are offering free trials as well, which only provides more temptation to switch. What advantages does cloud hosting offer over shared hosting or VPS, though? And are there any disadvantages to choosing cloud hosting over shared hosting or VPS?