Cloud Index

Cloud to Help IT and Business Services Market Surpass $1 Trillion Mark
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on November 20, 2017
Businesses hungry for cloud-enabled services are helping providers fill their coffers, according to IDC.
Future of the Cloud Computing: All Hybrid Cloud
By Andy Patrizio | Cloud Article Published on November 14, 2017
Hybrid cloud will grow dominant in the future, as pure play cloud will be as likely as a company with an all-on-premises strategy.
Top 10 Advantages of Cloud Computing
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on November 14, 2017
These benefits are driving enterprise migration to the public cloud.
Has Cloud Computing Lived Up to the Hype?
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on November 13, 2017
Some of the analysts’ predictions about cloud computing came true — but some of the hype was way off.
PaaS Growth Outpaces SaaS and IaaS
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on November 08, 2017
Although PaaS has some catching up to do, the current application container frenzy is helping the segment grow rapidly, finds IDC.
Top 10 Cloud Computing Startups
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on November 07, 2017
These are some of the most interesting and well-funded young startups doing business in the cloud.
How the Public Cloud Drives Emerging Technologies
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on November 06, 2017
To keep up with the torrid pace of emerging tech, companies need to leverage the many tools and services offered by public cloud providers.
Serverless vs. Containers: How Serverless Will Win
By David Linthicum | Cloud Article Published on November 01, 2017
Serverless will dominate in cloud computing, but containers will impact the cloud as well.
Amazon Continues to Keep Its Fast-Growing Cloud Rivals at Bay
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published on October 31, 2017
Despite big gains by the likes of Google, Microsoft and Alibaba, Amazon floats comfortably atop the cloud pile.
AI in the Cloud Boosts Cloud Performance
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on October 23, 2017
For most enterprises, cloud-based AI services offer the easiest route to piloting and deploying artificial intelligence technology.
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.