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Clouded Judgement 5.3.24 - Hyperscalers Report Q1 + Early Look at Software Reports

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Subscribe now Cloud Giants Report Q1 + Early Look at Software Results Q1 earnings seasons has officially kicked off! First, companies have largely completed the lion's share of their cost optimization and turned their attention to newer initiatives. We’ve already had ~20% of software companies report Q1.

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Clouded Judgement 2.2.24 - Cloud Giants Report Q4 '23

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Subscribe now Cloud Giants Report Q4 ‘23 Two quotes from the Amazon and Microsoft earnings call really stood out to me this week. Similar to what we shared last quarter, we continue to see the diminishing impact of cost optimizations. Every week I’ll provide updates on the latest trends in cloud software companies.

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Clouded Judgement 10.27.23 - Cloud Giants Report Q3 '23

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Subscribe now Cloud Giants Report Q3 ‘23 Not a great signal for software this week from the Cloud Giants (AWS, Azure and Google Cloud)…After Q2 (3 months ago), the tone from the Cloud Giants around optimizations was largely: optimizations have started to ease, and net new workloads have picked up.

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A Look Back at Q1 '24 Public Cloud Software Earnings

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The 62 companies that I’ll discuss here (which is not an exhaustive list, but is still comprehensive) all reported quarterly earnings sometime between April 24th – June 10th. These charts clearly show the ZIRP pull forward, the ensuing cloud cost optimizations, and then the recovery.

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Clouded Judgement 8.4.23 - Cloud Giants Q2 Update

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Subscribe now Cloud Giants Update “What we're seeing in the quarter is that those cost optimizations, while still going on, are moderating and many maybe behind us in some of our large customers. Most public companies don’t report net new ARR, so I’m taking an implied ARR metric (quarterly subscription revenue x 4).

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Clouded Judgement 12.1.23 - Net New ARR Starts to Rebound + AWS ReInvent Recap

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.” And Adam Selipsky at Amazon said “many customers have completed their cost optimization, and we’re hopeful for increased growth. Most public companies don’t report net new ARR, so I’m taking an implied ARR metric (quarterly subscription revenue x 4).

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Clouded Judgement 10.28.22

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Hyperscalers Report Quarterly Earnings This week we saw AWS (Amazon), GCP (Google) and Azure (Microsoft) report earnings. It’s always great that the hyper scalers report first, I’ll keep an eye on all of the upcoming reports to see what trends emerge. Quarterly Reports Summary Earning season is upon us!

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