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10 Innovative Cloud-Based Start-ups

10 Innovative Cloud-Based Start-ups

10 Innovative Cloud-Based Start-ups The growth of cloud computing over the last five years has seen a rapid increase in the number of start-up companies in the sector. Many of these start-ups are doing unique things that are changing the landscape of the cloud industry itself and establishing themselves as new market leaders in the process. The list of interesting companies is endless, but here we take a look at ten which grabbed our attention……

Pinup: GreenQloud Offers Cloud Computing Services Powered By Renewable Energy

Pinup: GreenQloud Offers Cloud Computing Services Powered By Renewable Energy

GreenQloud Offers Cloud Computing Services Powered By Renewable Energy  Like many startups before it,  GreenQloud is a cloud computing company that offers a variety of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) products. What sets GreenQloud apart is that it is the first cloud hosting provider to be powered almost entirely by renewable energy. Most companies that offer environmentally friendly services do so by purchasing carbon offset credits, which are certificates companies buy to allow them to produce greenhouse…

Which Cloud Gaming Platform Is Right For Me?

Which Cloud Gaming Platform Is Right For Me?

Video Streaming or File Streaming: Which Cloud Gaming Platform Is Right for Me? Cloud gaming is, perhaps, one of the most important innovations to hit the gaming world in recent memory. The capability to wile away your time blasting enemies or saving the captured princess, all in tandem with others around the globe, propels what would be a simple and enjoyable experience into one that is truly exceptional. No matter which genre of game you…

The Difficulties Of Data Monitoring

The Difficulties Of Data Monitoring

Data Monitoring In an IT world increasingly dominated by vast amounts of data, it is becoming ever more important to accurately monitor, track and understand the statistics available. As companies migrate some of their services and applications onto the cloud whilst still retaining physical servers and databases, it is progressively more difficult to assimilate all the different sources and produce unified overview of the entire infrastructure. What’s The Problem? A typical SaaS company uses such…

Box vs Dropbox

Box vs Dropbox

Box vs Dropbox There has been much discussion over storage powerhouses such as Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive, and Dropbox. There is one company that has been doing this since 2005, and this company is Box.net.  Read the contributed post by Box.net CEO Aaron Levie in 2011 on CloudTweaks to get an insider perspective on the cloud storage industry. Attached is an infographic courtesy of ComputerScienceDegreeHub which profiles two of the original cloud storage companies. Infographic Source: ComputerScienceDegreeHub

Coupa Raises $40M To Accelerate Development And Global Expansion

Coupa Raises $40M To Accelerate Development And Global Expansion

Coupa Raises $40M to Accelerate Development and Global Expansion  Meritech Capital Partners Leads Fundraising for Spend Optimization Applications Leader  SAN MATEO, CA–(Marketwired – Mar 20, 2014) – Coupa Software, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for finance, today announced that it has closed a $40 million Series F investment round, bringing total investment into Coupa at $87.5 million to date. Meritech Capital led the funding round, with participation from Icon Ventures and Northgate Ventures. Existing investors Crosslink…

Cloud Infographic: Who Owns All The Bitcoins?

Cloud Infographic: Who Owns All The Bitcoins?

Who Owns All The Bitcoins? While the popularity of Bitcoin has been rocketing in the West, the attraction of an online digital currency wasn’t so attractive to lawmakers in Thailand. In July 2013 the South-East Asian country became the first jurisdiction in the world to ban it, citing a lack of regulation and capital control. We’ve included an infographic initially published Mar 3rd by: WhoisHostingThis on Bitcoin Distribution and The Global Wealth Gap. Even though its a…