Cloud Index

50 Leading SaaS companies
By Andy Patrizio | Cloud Article Published on October 19, 2017
SaaS companies are leading the way in this new era of tech. Here’s a extensive survey of the SaaS companies that are shaping the market.
Cloud-First IT Strategies Are Uncommon
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on October 19, 2017
A European study from Nutanix and Quocirca finds that only 12 percent of IT leaders are subscribing to a cloud-first approach.
How to Select a Public Cloud Provider
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on October 16, 2017
The best approach to selecting a public cloud vendor may be to find the best fit for individual workloads on a case-by-case basis.
Public Cloud Market to Swell to $411 Billion in 2020
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on October 13, 2017
Cloud services providers are on track to cross the $400 billion mark as businesses increasingly turn to the cloud for their application needs.
Public Cloud Now Accounts for a Third of All IT Infrastructure Spending
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on October 09, 2017
Responsible for a third of all servers, data storage and Ethernet switching equipment sales, public cloud providers are reshaping the IT market, finds IDC.
Working with AWS Cloud: Expert Advice
By James Maguire | Cloud Article Published on October 02, 2017
Three experts experienced with the AWS talk about how to improve workflow and lower costs on your cloud deployment.
How Serverless Changes Cloud Computing
By David Linthicum | Cloud Article Published on October 02, 2017
Serverless streamlines the process of insuring that you allocate enough servers and storage to support your applications.
How Amazon Took (and Kept) the IaaS Crown
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on September 27, 2017
Amazon's reign over the infrastructure as a service market hinges on its ability to serve many masters, finds Gartner.
15 Top Cloud Managed Services Providers
By Andy Patrizio | Cloud Article Published on September 26, 2017
These prominent managed cloud services providers play a key role in the growth of cloud computing.
How the Cloud is Complicating IT and Business
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Cloud Article Published on September 18, 2017
Some businesses are also discovering that today’s cloud services add a new layer of complexity to their existing IT environment rather than simplifying their situations.
Financial Application Market Catching Cloud Fever
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on September 13, 2017
More businesses are moving their financial applications off their on-premises systems and onto the cloud, says Gartner.
Hybrid Cloud Storage Startup Elastifile Raises $16 Million
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on September 11, 2017
Western Digital increases its investments in flash and hybrid cloud storage specialist Elastifile.
SaaS Market Nears the $15 Billion Per Quarter Milestone
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on August 31, 2017
Increasing business demand for cloud applications has pushed the market to new heights, according to a new analysis from Synergy Research.
Serverless May Kill Containers
By Matt Asay | Cloud Article Published on August 23, 2017
Innovation in serverless is outpacing the maturing of Kubernetes and other container management tools. This bodes well for serverless and not so well for containers.
IT Professionals Largely Unfazed by Cloud Outages
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on August 21, 2017
Despite the risk of service outages, most technology workers still place a lot of faith in the cloud, according to a study from ManageEngine and ITSM.tools.
Warning: Your Shiny New Cloud Is Already Legacy
By Guest Author | Cloud Article Published on August 09, 2017
Your company may deploy to the cloud, but you are falling behind unless you are also adopting an array of next-gen technologies.
Can Microsoft Save the Private Cloud?
By David Linthicum | Cloud Article Published on August 07, 2017
Microsoft’s Azure Stack promises a tighter integration between a company’s public and private clouds. How will this affect the larger cloud market?
What is Private Cloud?
By James Maguire | Cloud Article Published on August 01, 2017
A private cloud can increase efficiency, decrease costs and offer more security than a public cloud. Yet private clouds offer challenges of their own.
Amazon Continues to Dominate Cloud Infrastructure Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on July 28, 2017
Rivals are gaining fast, but AWS has a big head start and isn't giving up its perch at the top anytime soon.
Vendor Lock-in Fears Hinder Cloud Migrations
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on July 26, 2017
A new study from Stratoscale finds that businesses are concerned that public cloud providers will hold their workloads and data hostage.