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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Devices vs Cloud

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

I think there is a fundamental and important distinction between a device focused strategy and a cloud focused strategy. In Carlos’ analysis, he wrote this: We believe … Larry Page’s discussion about the new mobile, multi-screen world … is really about the importance of cloud services in that world.

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Oracle cloud apps: Growing points of entry

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Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP I am seeing proof points this generation of enterprise software buyer is not committing to large suites from a single vendor. There are many reasons for that as I describe in this blog post. Having said that, the broader a.

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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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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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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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5 Ways Cloud Telephony Can Benefit Startups

YoungUpstarts

Cloud telephony services fall into this category. What is cloud telephony? In a nutshell, cloud telephony is all your required voice and SMS services managed in the cloud. Here are 5 ways that cloud telephony can positively impact small businesses.

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How The Cloud Is Reshaping Small Business Productivity And Profits

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These driving forces have caused both new and old companies to adopt and emerge with cloud based technology , one of the newest and most prevalent trends in the small business world over the past few years. How does cloud computing affect you and your business?

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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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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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Open Cloud Academy Launches Cybersecurity Program for Veterans

SiliconHills

And that’s why he enrolled in the first class […] The post Open Cloud Academy Launches Cybersecurity Program for Veterans appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio Cybersecurity Open Cloud Academy training veteransBy LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News David Gibson retired from the U.S. Air Force as a cryptographic specialist after 18 years in 1995 in San Antonio and then worked construction jobs until he hurt his back. Since then he’s been looking for steady work.

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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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Oracle Cloud Apps 13: A pivot point?

deal architect

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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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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Cloud Computing Boosts Efficiency For Entrepreneurs

YFS Magazine

Back Office Grow back office Cloud Computing information technology IT productivity technologyThe drivers of innovation and technological shifts have resulted in.

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Microsoft Just Won the Cloud Wars

Inc Startups

Fed up with sky-high cloud service provider bills? Wisdom of the CloudMicrosoft is too, and they're doing something about it.

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The Cloud Dividend

Seeing Both Sides

Echoing these words, one of my CEOs declared to me the other day that last week''s activity in the cloud may have been one of the most important weeks in technology history, but we won''t realize it for many years to come. Because cloud infrastructure is like fuel for startups.

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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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.

Cloud, Digital: a Continental Divide?

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DSAG, the SAP user group for German speaking Europe, shared results of a recent survey involving more than 500 decision-makers from IT and various business units. Reading it I was struck by similarities and differences between how the US and. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP) Industry Commentary

Oracles Confident Cloud

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I have analyzed Oracle for over two decades – at PwC, at Gartner, and now at Deal Architect. I have written before Oracle does not get enough respect – I would say it has to work twice as hard as. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

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5 Tips On How To Use The Cloud Effectively For Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

According to a Rackspace survey, it was reported that through cloud computing, small and medium businesses have increased their profits by at least 25 percent and up to 75 percent. While there are still data security issues lingering, organizations are very hopeful about cloud computing.

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Techstars Cloud Shuts Down in San Antonio

SiliconHills

Techstars Cloud launched in January of 2012 in San Antonio with 11 startups. Since then, Techstars Cloud has had four graduating classes. It returned in 2015 under the director of Blake Yeager, who […] The post Techstars Cloud Shuts Down in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. The program took a year-long hiatus in 2014 when its managing director Jason Seats moved to Austin to head up Techstars Austin.

How Startups Can Benefit From Cloud Accounting

YoungUpstarts

by Sam Michaels, founder and managing editor of Cloud Accounting Today . Here are the main reasons your startup should utilize cloud accounting software: Convenience. One of the major advantages of the cloud is accessibility.

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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

Rackspace Cloud Predictions for 2014

SiliconHills

John Engates, the Chief Technology Officer with Rackspace, has made some predictions for cloud technology trends in 2014. The cloud ushers in a new era in wearable technology. San Antonio Cloud John Engates Rackspace Rackspace Hosting

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SAP Cloud Powered by Oracle

deal architect

Let the mud-slinging begin as Oracle starts this campaign In typical Oracle fashion, it pushes the speeds and feeds button. Better from many CIO’s pov would be to show the lower TCO/risk dimension. No need to wait for talent and. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

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StillSecure Announces Cloud Security Solution and Partnership with SoftLayer

Feld Thoughts

StillSecure fundamentally believes that service providers – telcos, datacenter, cloud providers – will be the channel to market for security solutions and I agree. They have built an amazing set of solutions for colocation and dedicated server environments and have solutions that can apply to some higher-end cloud users. Today they are announcing a new host-based firewall management solution in conjunction with SoftLayer – a leader in the cloud market.

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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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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.

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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Raising the Bar - for clouds, renewables and digital - Part 3

deal architect

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. I have been a big booster of each, but think we are. Industry Commentary

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Techstars Cloud Selects 11 Companies to Participate in “Cloud 2016”

SiliconHills

Techstars Cloud in San Antonio announced its latest class of 11 companies participating in its second program this year. “We We have a group of amazing founders from all over the world,” Blake Yeager, managing director of Techstars Cloud wrote in a blog post. startups from Spain, Taiwan and Ireland are […] The post Techstars Cloud Selects 11 Companies to Participate in “Cloud 2016” appeared first on SiliconHills.

The cloud landscape described, categorized, and compared

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The Enterprise Architect building an Agile Enterprise Home MDD PaaS Startup Presentations About The cloud landscape described, categorized, and compared October 12, 2013 Johan Den Haan 10 comments “I work for a PaaS company” I answered him. It was a cold winter day on a hipster cloud conference. I think the popular wisdom that cloud comes in three flavors (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) is not providing a realistic picture of the current landscape. cloud applicationsâ??

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3 Ways Cloud Technology is Helping Small Businesses Compete

Inc Startups

Competing with the big leagues starts when you move your business into the cloud

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The Kick-Ass Cloud For Developers

Peter Levine

The last few years have seen the incredible growth of cloud computing. Applications and services that were developed for on-premise use have all found a new home in the cloud. It’s time for the cloud to once again focus on developers, and that is where DigitalOcean comes in.

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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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No, the cloud model is not dead

deal architect

The meltdown of stocks like LinkedIn, Tableau and Splunk is leading some people to say “cloud is the new dot.com”. To start with, the term dot.com brings painful memories. 2003 was by the far the worst financial year for our

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Dilbert on Cloud Computing

SoCal CTO

Some days it does feel this way

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Microsoft Browser Fails During Microsoft Cloud Demo--So Presenter Downloads Google Chrome

Inc Startups

Wisdom of the CloudMicrosoft's Michael Leworthy's unfazed response is a master class in staying calm under pressure.

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