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 Week In Cloud: May 26

SaaStr

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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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 Next Generation of Cloud Security Startups

Andreessen Horowitz

The recent Capital One data hack and breach that compromised sensitive information for 106 million people, including 140,000 Social Security numbers and 80,000 bank account numbers, was executed by a single hacker who exploited a well-known vulnerability in cloud-based SaaS … cloud computing enterprise & SaaS news security & privacy 16 Minutes

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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. 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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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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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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The Week In Cloud: May 19

SaaStr

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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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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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 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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The Week In Cloud: April 28, 2019

SaaStr

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

SaaStr

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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State of the Cloud 2019 from Bessemer Venture Partners (Video + Transcript)

SaaStr

Join Bessemer Venture Partners’ Byron Deeter and Kristina Shen as they take a look at trends and predictions for the cloud industry in 2019. This marks the company’s fifth annual in-depth look at the cloud computing industry. The five great private cloud companies.

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Google offers IBM AS/400 apps new home in its cloud

IT World

Enterprises looking for a way to modernize legacy AS/400 workloads now have a new option: Move them onto Google Cloud 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. | Get the latest cloud computing insights by signing up for our newsletter. ]

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The Top Cloud Stories of the Week: UiPath, Fortnite, Apple Services, Samsara, and The Secret Service

SaaStr

We now have over 145,000 subscribers to the SaaStr Cloud Daily on Quora , 8,400,000+ 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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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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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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The Top Cloud Stories of the Week: 326 Unicorns, Microsoft??Android, Signs Your VP Can’t Scale, Change at SAP

SaaStr

subscribers to the SaaStr Cloud Daily on Quora , 9,100,000+ 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. Google Cloud Worth $225 Billion, Deutsche Bank Says.

The Top Cloud Stories of the Week: Quantum Supremacy, The Coming Downturn, Decacorns and Ransomware

SaaStr

We now have over 171,000 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.

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Atlassian launches cloud development platform

IT World

Atlassian has introduced Atlassian Forge, a serverless cloud development platform designed to streamline enterprise cloud application deployments. In elaborating on Forge, Atlassian said that developers of cloud-based applications have had to deal with building, hosting, and operating an independent web service, which itself means needing expertise in cloud architecture and management.

Microsoft shows off hybrid cloud management and cloud analytics tools at Ignite

IT World

Microsoft’s Ignite event traditionally attracts more from the developer ranks, but the technologies on display are increasingly of relevance to CIOs developing cloud strategies today. At Ignite 2019 in Orlando last week, Microsoft unveiled a new approach to analytics and data warehousing, Azure Synapse Analytics, and a new way to run Azure data services in anyone’s cloud, Azure Arc. Get the latest cloud computing insights by signing up for our newsletter. ]

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Google Cloud gains fresh security partners and tools

ITPro

McAfee among new additions to partnerships that help secure Google Cloud

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State of the Cloud 2019: Europa Edition with Alex Ferrara, Bessemer Venture Partners (Video + Transcript)

SaaStr

Bessemer Venture Partners’ Alex Ferrara takes a look at trends and predictions for the cloud industry in 2019. One of the most popular sessions from SaaStr Annual, this presentation will provides an in-depth look at the cloud computing industry across Europe and globally.

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