Top Cloud Stories of The Week

SaaStr

What have the 320,000+ readers of Cloud Daily on Quora been reading this week? The post Top Cloud Stories of The Week appeared first on SaaStr. A lot about Zoom ??.

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The Promise of Cloud-Native Games

Andreessen Horowitz

Much of the buzz around cloud gaming has centered on its potential to “kill the console”—to remove the need for local hardware to play games. But the ongoing focus on hardware fails to grasp cloud gaming’s true potential.

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The End of Cloud Computing

Andreessen Horowitz

a16z Summit is an annual, invite-only event bringing together thinkers, builders, and innovators to explore and examine the … The post The End of Cloud Computing appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. cloud computing our Summit events

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The Week in Cloud: March 17, 2019

SaaStr

The Week in Cloud: A look at the stories in Cloud, SaaS, and business software that we found particularly useful and interesting. Number 2 is still awfully big in the largest market in all of Cloud: [link]. A huge donation, driven by the Cloud: [link].

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The Current State of Venture Capital and Cloud with Byron Deeter, Bessemer Venture Partners

SaaStr

Byron has invested in over a dozen Cloud unicorns and even more importantly, has been investing in SaaS and Cloud since the very earliest days. Changes in Cloud.

The Week In Cloud: May 26

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Join our Quora group to get all of The Week in Cloud updates throughout the week. The world, and the Cloud, is very interconnected. The post The Week In Cloud: May 26 appeared first on SaaStr. Incredible gesture by the head of the top PE firm buying SaaS companies.

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Private cloud reimagined as equal partner in multi-cloud world

IT World

Cloud-first has become the guiding principle for application modernization and migration. Cloud-native is the mantra for application development. And hot technologies like containers , microservices and serverless computing are all associated with the public cloud.

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The Week In Cloud: April 7, 2019

SaaStr

Join our Quora group to get all of The Week in Cloud updates throughout the week. These options can be particularly appealing to SaaS companies with their recurring revenues: For now, hybrid cloud is what a lot of the biggest enterprises still want: Wow, Apple Music passes Spotify in the U.S:

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The Week In Cloud: June 2

SaaStr

Join our Quora group to get all of The Week in Cloud updates throughout the week. The post The Week In Cloud: June 2 appeared first on SaaStr. I never knew. “The co-chief executive officer of Salesforce.com Inc.,

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The Week In Cloud: April 14, 2019

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Join our Quora group to get all of The Week in Cloud updates throughout the week. “Serverless computing reshuffles security responsibilities, shifting many of them from the cloud user to the cloud provider without fundamentally changing them“.

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The Week In Cloud: May 5

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Join our Quora group to get all of The Week in Cloud updates throughout the week. AWS: -> “Slack disclosed that it signed a new five-year deal with AWS with an annual commitment to spend a minimum of $50 million on cloud services. One space in cloud where growth slowed.

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Cloud Storage Security

SaaS Metrics

Most entrepreneurs around the world are adopting cloud storage due to its scalability, accessibility, and less IT overhead, making it cheaper. In comparison to locally implemented hardware, cloud storage is way cheaper hence cost-effective. Blog cloud storage

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The Week In Cloud: May 5

SaaStr

Join our Quora group to get all of The Week in Cloud updates throughout the week. China remains a challenge for enterprise Cloud companies, too . The post The Week In Cloud: May 5 appeared first on SaaStr.

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The Week In Cloud: March 24, 2019

SaaStr

Goodness : We forget about the OS in the Cloud, but we all need to still deal with things like Windows 7 IRL: One perspective on the Top 25 VCs in SaaS now: Pretty Funny. Alibaba is their AWS (or becoming it): The Cloud is better. There are 500+ Massive Cloud Data Centers Now.

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The Week In Cloud: May 19

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Join our Quora group to get all of The Week in Cloud updates throughout the week. The post The Week In Cloud: May 19 appeared first on SaaStr. Go long.

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When did cloud computing start to become popular?

SaaStr

Around 2013 or so, the Cloud started to grow far faster than any of us had thought it would: Amazon Web Services revenue 2018 | Statista. That $200b+ of additional Cloud and SaaS spend fueled 50+ Cloud unicorns and massive growth in AWS, Azure, etc.

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How Casinos are using cloud computing to differentiate themselves

SaaS Metrics

And cloud computing has had a large part to play in these sweeping changes. The evolution of cloud computing has impacted almost everything that matters and it seems to provide the world with the opportunity to take online gambling further.

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The Week In Cloud: April 28, 2019

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Join our Quora group to get all of The Week in Cloud updates throughout the week. Woah, the cloud is on fire! “We have questioned whether Microsoft will ever see the profit margin of AWS at similar scale” The post The Week In Cloud: April 28, 2019 appeared first on SaaStr.

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The Week In Cloud: March 31, 2019

SaaStr

This is pretty darn impressive, and probably more importantly, shows the continued jaw-dropping growth of Cloud. Buy Microsoft Stock Because of Its Big Cloud Deals, Says JPMorgan. Amazon Web Services sharpens its focus on cloud security. "It’s

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The Top Cloud Daily News Stories of The Week

SaaStr

Quora Spaces has added a new feature where you can see what content is most popular on our Cloud Daily feed there, which will hit 100,000 subscribers this week. Want to know the top stories 100,000 other Cloud and SaaS enthusiasts are reading?

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COVID-19 stress tests cloud services

IT World

With the COVID-19 virus putting millions of more people into the “working from home” category, cloud service providers are being put to the test. In response, global cloud leaders are stress-testing their infrastructure and activating pandemic-specific resiliency testing procedures, research from Forrester indicates. [ Can the cloud save you money? Both Forrester and research firm GlobalData have published assessments of the impact of the crisis on cloud services.

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SkySQL, MariaDB-as-a-service, launches on Google Cloud

IT World

Today MariaDB Corporation officially launched SkySQL , a cloud-hosted version of the MariaDB database management system supported and managed by MariaDB’s own creators. Aside from providing convenient access to MariaDB on Google Cloud Platform starting at $0.45

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The Most Popular Cloud Daily! Stories of 2019

SaaStr

In the past year, we’ve added 300,000+ followers to our Cloud Daily from SaaStr! We get to know what stories are the most popular in Cloud, at least. 105,000 views and 399 upvotes on where the Cloud is going for Google in India. The post The Most Popular Cloud Daily!

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Cloud Daily from SaaStr Crosses 100,000 Followers. Lessons Learned.

SaaStr

So we decided to hack it a bit and use it as a feed to share our favorite 3-4 Cloud stories a day. We called our feed “ Cloud Daily “ In 6 months, we went to 100,000+ subscribers / followers and almost 7,000,000 views!

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Cloud Delivers Benefits - But SaaS Delivers More

Sage Intacct

Cloud” had yet to become part of the business vernacular and “SaaS” was still a relatively new and poorly understood concept. Eight to ten years ago deployment options were hardly a consideration.

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Public cloud winners take most

IT World

It’s earnings season for the public cloud vendors and the chatter over who’s winning is heating up. Others speculate that whatever the Azure number is, it likely includes a fair amount of “hybrid cloud” mixture of on-premises and in-the-cloud services.

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Network monitoring in the hybrid cloud/multi-cloud era

IT World

Even before organizations began moving software and infrastructure to the cloud, a typical enterprise used four to 10 tools just to monitor and troubleshoot their own networks, according to analyst and consulting firm Enterprise Management Associates.

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Google Cloud moves to aid mainframe migration

IT World

Google Cloud this week bought a mainframe cloud-migration service firm Cornerstone Technology with an eye toward helping Big Iron customers move workloads to the private and public cloud.

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Oracle unleashes cloud-based data science platform

IT World

Oracle Wednesday staked its claim in the data science platform space with the availability of the Oracle Cloud Data Science Platform. Stay on budget with these 6 cloud cost management tips , learn the 5 fundamentals of effective cloud management and beware hidden cloud migration gotchas. |

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The Top Cloud Stories of the Week: A Downturn?, Top YC Companies, Dave, Google Turns 21

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subscribers to the SaaStr Cloud Daily on Quora , 8,700,000+ views, and are adding thousands of new followers per week. One benefit from Cloud Daily is our community speaks and upvotes their top stories of the week. The post The Top Cloud Stories of the Week: A Downturn?,

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Public cloud winners take all

IT World

It’s earnings season for the public cloud vendors and the chatter over who’s winning is heating up. Others speculate that whatever the Azure number is, it likely includes a fair amount of “hybrid cloud” mixture of on-premises and in-the-cloud services.

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Beyond $1B ARR: Lessons from Zendesk on Why the Cloud is Unstoppable (Video + Transcript)

SaaStr

The cloud’s biggest days are yet to come. The rise of the public cloud is driving a massive replatforming of the tech stack and customer experiences for every company. Like the notion, was cloud going to be the future? This cloud thing isn’t a certain thing yet, etc, etc.

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The only event that connects CEOs with top CXOs in the Cloud

SaaStr

The CXO Summit is structured to provide high-impact and measurable value by connecting top CEOs of B2B companies from $20M – $2B in ARR with the top CIOs, CDOs, CTOs, and CXOs driving innovation in the Cloud.

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Cloud Prem Architecture - The New Way of Serving the Enterprise with a Hub and Spoke Data Model

Tom Tunguz

Typically, the data resides in the customer’s cloud account. This cloud account has many names but no real moniker yet. Some call it a VPC for virtual private cloud. Others call it cloud prem, a contraction of cloud and on-prem(ises). Today, many of those data centers are in the cloud, hence cloud prem. Cloud is more expensive for larger enterprises. The customer pays the cloud vendor directly.

Serverless: The future of cloud computing?

IT World

Serverless marks the next leg of the cloud journey as CIOs further abstract infrastructure and operations in pursuit of greater business agility.(Insider Insider Story

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How Cloud Computing Can Help Marketers Succeed

The Marketing & Growth Hacking Publication

Image courtesy: Pexels Cloud computing has revolutionized data storage, but it’s done so much more. Using the cloud can help small businesses compete with the big dogs by saving a company money, improving productivity, and streamlining workflows. That’s where the cloud comes in.

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How cloud providers' performance differs

IT World

Not all public cloud service providers are the same when it comes to network performance. As businesses consider moving to the cloud, especially software-defined wide-area networks ( SD-WAN ) and multi-cloud , it’s important to understand what each public cloud service provider brings to the table and how they compare. Each one’s connectivity approach varies, which causes geographical discrepancies in network performance and predictability.

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Join Pendo, Zendesk, Hired, ActiveCampaign and More Wednesday at 9:00am PST for The Latest In Cloud!!

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” The post Join Pendo, Zendesk, Hired, ActiveCampaign and More Wednesday at 9:00am PST for The Latest In Cloud!!

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The Top Cloud Stories of the Week: Blue Apron, NPM, Justin Kan, WeWork and Seinfeld

SaaStr

We now have over 157,000 subscribers to the SaaStr Cloud Daily on Quora , 8,600,000+ views, and are adding thousands of new followers per week. One benefit from Cloud Daily is our community speaks and upvotes their top stories of the week.

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Build your own cloud infrastructure with Nextcloud and Collabora

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Reduce your reliance on big vendors by learning how to spin up your own private cloud

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