Category Archives: Cloud Computing

An Old Recurring Revenue Model Gains New Converts

An Old Recurring Revenue Model Gains New Converts

An Old Recurring Revenue Model Due to a range of market forces, a recurring revenue model that’s been used for decades in industries such as airplane manufacturing is undergoing a resurgence. Widely referred to as outcome-based pricing, output-based pricing, and performance pay, it offers companies a compelling way to stand out in a crowded field.…

Make Your Smart Device Even Smarter By Answering These 4 Questions

Make Your Smart Device Even Smarter By Answering These 4 Questions

Make Your Smart Device Even Smarter The Internet of Things (IoT) has reached the peak of its hype cycle for emerging technologies, and like the tech trends it follows — particularly the app boom — it seems nearly every business wants a piece of the action. By 2016’s end, Gartner expects companies will have sold 6.4 billion connected “things,” up 30…

Microsoft And The Public Cloud Boom

Microsoft And The Public Cloud Boom

The Microsoft Public Cloud According to JP Morgan analysts Doug Anmuth, Sterling Auty, Philip Cusick, Rod Hall, and Mark Murphy, the cloud computing movement is “entering a new phase.” Implications are apparently positive for Amazon, though weak for Oracle, SAP, and other traditional IT vendors. Based on a survey of 207 CIOs at organizations with…

Cloud Security Firm ‘Threat Stack’ Secures $15.3 Million

Cloud Security Firm ‘Threat Stack’ Secures $15.3 Million

Threat Stack Secures $15.3 Million Scale Venture Partners Leads Round; Market Demand and Rapid Customer Growth Key to Series B Funding Round BOSTON – April 19, 2016 – Threat Stack, a leader in cloud security and compliance management, today announced it secured $15.3 million in Series B funding, led by Scale Venture Partners (Scale), with…

Resurrecting CHAOS (Controlling Havoc and Overhauling Security) for Today’s CIOs

Resurrecting CHAOS (Controlling Havoc and Overhauling Security) for Today’s CIOs

Resurrecting CHAOS for Today’s CIOs and CISOs While at CloudExpo, London last week I had the chance to chat to RedHat’s Richard Morell. He suggested that I resurrect CHAOS (Controlling Havoc and Overhauling Security) Theory from a couple of years ago as the message is still holds very true. The term ‘chaos theory’ first came…