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: 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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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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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: 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

SaaStr

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

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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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: 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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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Where in the cloud is IT headed?

Network World

The cloud permeates all facets of IT -- from applications to infrastructure. To find out how tech leaders are planning their cloud strategy, Insider Pro interviewed hundreds of tech decision-makers

SaaStr Podcasts for the Week with Kustomer, Google Cloud, and Zenoss — August 8, 2019

SaaStr

Eyal and Megan host a fireside chat between Google Cloud and Zenoss, a leader in software-defined IT operations. I thought CRM, in the cloud, et cetera, was never going to be anything. Do you not think that actually we’ve just transferred to cloud lock-in versus on-prem lock-in?

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How Hybrid Cloud Simplifies Data Sovereignty Challenges

IT World

Many organizations are turning to the public cloud, taking advantage of the speed it enables developers to deploy applications in their organizations. According to IDG in their 2018 Cloud Computing Survey , 73% of organizations have at least one application, or a portion of their computing infrastructure in the cloud. [1] 1] But in some cases, certain data and applications cannot run in the public cloud due to data sovereignty and compliance policies.

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Cisco connects with IBM to simplify hybrid-cloud deployment

IT World

Cisco and IBM said the companies would meld their data-center and cloud technologies to help customers more easily and securely build and support on-premises and hybrid-cloud applications.

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What is IaaS? Your data center in the cloud

IT World

Cloud computing isn’t one monolithic type of offering, but an assortment of services aimed at meeting the various IT needs of an organization. One such service provided via the cloud is infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), which delivers virtualized computing resources to organizations typically via the internet. IaaS is one of main types of cloud services, along with software-as-a-service ( SaaS ) and platform-as-a-service ( PaaS ).

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Top Global SaaS Trends You Should Know with Google Cloud and Zenoss (Video + Transcript)

SaaStr

Join us for a fireside chat between Google Cloud and Zenoss, a leader in software-defined IT operations, as we discuss the most common and emerging challenges facing SaaS companies today for both technical and non-technical backgrounds. Eyal Manor – VP, Engineering @ Google Cloud.

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VMware fortifies its hybrid-cloud portfolio with management, automation, AWS and Dell offerings

IT World

SAN FRANCISCO—VMware has uncorked a variety of software products and services aimed at letting customers more quickly and securely build and manage hybrid-cloud environments. RELATED: How Notre Dame is going all in with Amazon’s cloud.

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OpenWorld 2019: Oracle all in on cloud automation

IT World

CIOs can also expect Oracle to extend its cloud apps with more automation tools and new functionalities, potentially reducing the need to interface with point solutions from third parties. Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco this week will spotlight the company going big on conversational user interfaces and digital assistants as part of a broader push to incorporate AI technologies, after tentative steps in that direction last year.

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5 times when cloud repatriation makes sense

IT World

Even the cloud has its limits. In certain situations a traditional data center is the best place to host one or more applications.(Insider Insider Story

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How to monitor hybrid- and multi-cloud networks

IT World

Most enterprises now use two or more cloud service providers, and 35% use up to five monitoring tools to keep tabs on hybrid cloud and multi-cloud environments. What’s the best approach to full network visibility?(Insider Insider Story

How to pick the best cloud accounting software

ITPro

There are myriad cloud accounting software products on the market, but which one is best for you In-depth.

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Moving ERP to the cloud? Expect delays

IT World

Almost two-thirds of businesses are planning to migrate an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to the cloud or are already doing so, despite many of them having concerns about moving sensitive data, security and regulatory compliance. That’s according to the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), which asked 200 businesses about their ERP migration plans.

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IBM z15 mainframe, amps-up cloud, security features

IT World

IBM has rolled out a new generation of mainframes – the z15 – that not only bolsters the speed and power of the Big Iron but promises to integrate hybrid cloud , data privacy and security controls for modern workloads. On the hardware side, the z15 mainframe systems ramp up performance and efficiency.

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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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IBM closes $34B Red Hat deal, vaults into multi-cloud

IT World

A lot of our mutual clients are interested in doing a lot more," says Arvind Krishna, Senior Vice President, IBM Cloud & Cognitive Software in a blog post.

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Cisco connects with IBM in to simplify hybrid cloud deployment

IT World

Cisco and IBM said the companies would meld their data-center and cloud technologies to help customers more easily and securely build and support on-premises and hybrid-cloud applications.

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5 times when cloud repatriation makes sense

IT World

A growing number of enterprises are pulling selected applications out of the cloud and returning them to their brick-and-mortar data centers. Cloud repatriation is gaining momentum as enterprises realize the cloud isn't always the best solution to IT cost, performance and other concerns.

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CSO50 2019: Seeding security in the cloud

IT World

CS050 2019: Seeding security in the cloud. In these pages, you'll learn how award-winning organizations are rising to the cloud security challenge and finding new ways to protect data and assets, the value of digital trust and how to earn it, the most pressing mobile security threats, and 6 key elements of any good disaster recovery plan. [ Register to view the CSO Spring 2019 digital magazine. ].

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IBM overhauls mainframe-software pricing, adds hybrid, private-cloud services

IT World

IBM continues to adopt new tools and practices for its mainframe customers to keep the Big Iron relevant in a cloud world. Check out What is hybrid cloud computing and learn what you need to know about multi-cloud. |