We have been tracking Amazon for years, but as a reference point consider that in November 2006 BusinessWeek ran a cover story with the title "Jeff Bezos' Risky Bet" where the concept of cloud computing as a business model disruptor was catapulted into the mainstream. Since then the risky bet has paid off for Amazon and has helped transform the business ecosystem in ways few … [Read more...] about Amazon AWS: Dominating In Cloudcomputing, Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and IoT
Cloud Computing Companies
Everyone has heard of VMware. But the firm has become so very capable it is easy to misunderstand the firm. Their roots are in virtualizing operating systems on servers. But through innovation and acquisition and a focused strategic of improvement they have gone far beyond that. VMware provides enterprises with a way to better manage internal IT resources, better manage … [Read more...] about VMware: A Tech Titan And Leader In Cloud Infrastructure and Digital Transformation
Armor was previously known as FireHost. Armor is an industry-leading active cyber defense company. They have a reputation for high quality hosting that enables enterprises to mitigate risk while using the cloud, so we track them on our lists of both Disruptive Cloud Computing Companies and Disruptive Security Companies. It clearly deserves a place on both lists. Armor … [Read more...] about Armor: Cloud Computing With Advanced Intelligence, Defense and Control Focused On Customer Outcomes
Dell Inc is privately owned. So it is hard to say what their exact size is, but before being delisted they were number 51 on the Fortune 500 list, so they have mass. That is about to change with the move to leverage VMware to go public again. We still see Dell frequently in the enterprise IT space and know all technologists have familiarity with what they can do in servers and … [Read more...] about Dell: Privately owned PC and server maker and software giant
We track Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) as a Tech Titan, of course. They have a market cap of over $544B and deserve the honor of being in this category. From an enterprise IT standpoint, their championing of the Android operating system has earned them a place in the mobility domain, and their Google Apps offering helped show many businesses that the cloud can work for office … [Read more...] about Google: Innovating in AI but can they catch up with cloud leaders?