Aug2017

Just Two Weeks before VMworld: Citrix vs. VMware

With VMworld just two weeks away, some of the key differences between Citrix and VMware are coming to the fore. XenApp/XenDesktop and Horizon are clearly the market leaders in the end user computing space, and Citrix and VMware compete fiercely …
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Aug2017

Second-Quarter Cloud Vendor Highlights

The second quarter highlights based on the cloud vendors’ conference calls is now in, and all reports seem to indicate another strong and healthy quarter in the public cloud space. The companies that have reported in and are a part of this highlight are Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Oracle, and SAP. While the overall cloud marketplace with these vendors remains healthy and growing, there are a couple of areas within the marketplace to showcase. 

Jul2017

Another One Bites the Dust: AWS and Azure Kill Off Another Competitor in GoDaddy

One more cloud vendor has found out that unless you go big, you get wet. GoDaddy has decided to move out of the public cloud market, which it entered with much flag waving and fanfare in March of 2016. This is …
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Jul2017

Second Quarter Cloud Insights

Second Quarter Cloud Insights: If I had to choose a few keywords to give insight into how the second quarter in the cloud space has shaped up, they would be demand, serverless and API. The outlook of the cloud industry, namely Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), appear to be improving with around a fifty percent year over year growth so far 2017.  Compare that to the prior quarter of around forty-five percent with international demand and the implementation of corporate “cloud-first” initiatives driven by the company C-Level executives.