Cloud Startups To Watch In 2016

Cloud Startups To Watch In 2016

Cloud Startups To Watch China Equity Group spin-off Cocoon Networks’ has recently launched a new $715 million investment fund specifically for European startups, and with their track record in cloud computing and biotech investments, 2016 could be shaping up positively for cloud computing startups. The fund aims to invest in startups covering fintech, biotech, and more, “whose products and services show promise and potential for growth in the Chinese market.” Cocoon Networks is also introducing…

From Startup To Becoming Enterprise Grade

From Startup To Becoming Enterprise Grade

Becoming Enterprise Grade How can an emerging business make a successful transition from selling to SMB customers that fueled their early growth to the enterprise customers that enable long-term profitability? What works with SMB customers often won’t get you a seat at the enterprise table. To make deep inroads into enterprise accounts, you have to adopt an enterprise-grade mindset in everything you do. Want to Win Enterprise Customers? Adopt an Enterprise-Grade Culture How can an…

Fade To Black – SaaS Streaming Site Netflix Fights Proxy Users

Fade To Black – SaaS Streaming Site Netflix Fights Proxy Users

Netflix Fights Proxy Users Video-streaming service provider Netflix Inc said subscribers will, in a few weeks, no longer be able to use proxies to watch content not available in their home country. Subscribers often resort to proxies, or servers that facilitate access to content that is not locally available, to access Netflix’s popular shows such as “House of cards” and “Orange is the new black“. “If all of our content were globally available, there wouldn’t…

Digital Marketing Hubs And The Cloud

Digital Marketing Hubs And The Cloud

Digital Market Hubs Gartner’s recently released research, Magic Quadrant for Digital Marketing Hubs, recognizes the big four marketing cloud vendors as leaders, but also points to many challengers. Adobe, Marketo, Oracle, and Salesforce inhabit the leader’s block of the Magic Quadrant, reflecting both their growing capabilities as well as marketing technology platform scopes. Gartner believes that challengers IBM, Epsilon (Conversant), and Experian Marketing Services are equipped with similar abilities as the top four, and considers…

Cloud Traffic Growth And Content as a Service (CaaS)

Cloud Traffic Growth And Content as a Service (CaaS)

Content as a Service (CaaS) Content as a Service (CaaS) is a relatively new take on content management systems (CMS). While traditional web content management systems like Drupal and WordPress offer one-stop-shop solutions for both creating websites and managing content, CaaS service providers narrow their focus to pure content management, disregarding the output channels such as web, print or mobile application, any of which may be selected for use by the customer. Increasing Cloud Traffic…

How Data Privacy Reform Is Wreaking Havoc In The Cloud

How Data Privacy Reform Is Wreaking Havoc In The Cloud

Data Privacy Reform Is Wreaking Havoc Nations around the globe are stepping up efforts to better protect the personal data of private citizens. In particular, cross-border data security regulations and legislative reform is on the rise. The laws must evolve in order to mitigate theft, abuse and misappropriation of personally identifiable information (PII), better guard national security interests, and boost local economies. These reforms are all necessary and long overdue. But as these nations seek…

5 Tips To Host A Successful Conference In The Cloud

5 Tips To Host A Successful Conference In The Cloud

Host a Successful Conference in the Cloud All thanks to the amazing strides in the field of technology, video conferencing can be conducted in the cloud these days. On the whole, conferencing in the cloud seems to be more flexible and easier to access for business professionals providing them with an excellent platform with ample freedom and lots of opportunities to explore. Although this kind of conferencing may seem extremely simple and easy to conduct,…

The Transformative Influence Of Cloud Computing

The Transformative Influence Of Cloud Computing

The Influence Of Cloud Computing  The unprecedented disruptive power of the internet on long-established businesses “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” This is a quote from the ancient Greek philosopher, Socrates, from thousands of years ago but it’s as accurate today as it ever has been. The internet, software as a service and the transformative powers of cloud computing has…