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The 15 Most Valuable Cloud Computing Companies In The World Are Worth Way More Than You'd Think

A few examples include WorkDay, ServiceNow, Rally Software, and Marketo.<p>Bessemer Venture Partners has created a brand new index that tracks the top 30 public cloud software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies.<p>"With 30 large public companies collectively representing more than $100 billion in market …

Sonic Drive-in CIO on learning to embrace big data and cloud computing

Mark another in the loss column for enterprise data warehouses. Sonic, the popular drive-in fast food restaurant, has ditched its big, heavy-duty …

Public cloud companies are now worth $100B — and this is just the start

According to venture capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners, the combined value of the top publicly-traded cloud computing companies now exceeds $100 billion.<p>But that’s just an appetizer for the multi-course meal to come. With the overall software market worth a trillion dollars annually, and many …

The Intersection Of Big Data And Cloud

One of the things we can expect to see a lot more of in the future is the concept of Big Data for Infrastructure. By that I mean the intersection of cloud infrastructure and cloud services and Big Data capability and functionality. Nowadays, it’s not uncommon for environments to have over 1000 …

Roundup Of Small & Medium Business Cloud Computing Forecasts And Market Estimates, 2013

What sets apart the fastest-growing small businesses is their innate strength at turning data and information into results.<p>It’s becoming easy to spot a smaller business who is going to break out and grow quickly. They often have these qualities: they highly value knowledge, expertise and speed over …

The Cons of Cloud Computing

• Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Email<p>Updated April 15, 2018<p>We are gung-ho about cloud computing, so much so that in Why Cloud Computing Is Ideal for Small Businesses we …

Tidemark lines up $13M to keep pushing its planning software in clouds

Going up against well-heeled vendors such as IBM, (s ibm) Oracle (s orcl) and SAP with a cooler product for financial and operational projections …

Cisco.com Worldwide

Business Growth<p>Get the right IT solutions to capitalize on new revenue opportunities and grow your business. Our partners can help your IT team get network connectivity and services up and running quickly. You gain the flexibility, scalability, and IT simplicity that you need to support key …

Fear of Change Impedes Cloud Adoption for Many Companies

CIO — It's not budgets, technology issues or strategic worries that are creating roadblocks for cloud projects in many enterprises. Instead, deep-seated fears of change and requirements for more cloud education are keeping many enterprises from moving forward.<p>That's the conclusion of a new cloud …

Learn More About Data Center and Cloud Adoption Challenges With Cisco Services Magazines

Since around the turn of the year, specific to each region of the world, we in Cisco Services have established magazines (available in both printed and online formats) to bring you help and guidance on the challenges and opportunities of new technology adoption, evolution and maintenance, across …

All Together Now

No, it’s not the latest trendy neighborhood in New York City. “SoMoClo” is shorthand for a phenomenon that will have a lasting impact on business …

MicroStrategy, A Leader In Business Intelligence

We're in a time when a lot of the technological advances available to developed countries will be readily available to 5 billion people. …

Mobile Devices

UPS launches 3D printing in San Diego, expanding to more US cities soon

UPS is where you go to ship packages, but if the company has its way, it could eventually become your primary destination for making 3D prints. Only they won't be getting delivered in those signature brown trucks; you'll need to visit a participating UPS Store for the newly announced 3D printing …

Amazon’s low-cost cloud is hugely profitable (says rival cloud company)

Since Amazon(s amzn) won’t talk about the profitability of its cloud services business, others are free to speculate, right?<p>Executives at rival …