Nicole Henderson

MSPs: Get Your 2017 MSP 501 Applications in Now!
To be considered one of the top managed service providers submit your application by May 1, 2017.
IaaS Consolidation Won't Curb Oracle Cloud Plans, VP Says
In an interview with Talkin' Cloud, Oracle VP of development Deepak Patil talks cloud consolidation, developer demand, and recent acquisitions.
MuleSoft IPO Drives Awareness of Data Integration Market
Increased awareness of iPaaS solutions through the MuleSoft IPO will help boost other companies in the broader integration space, according to Liasion Technologies CRO Rob Consoli.
Microsoft Acquires Open Source Company Deis to Boost Kubernetes Expertise
Microsoft signed an agreement Monday to acquire open source software developer Deis to help make Microsoft’s container portfolio easier for customers and developers to work with. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.
Rackspace Bets on Multi-Cloud Boom with New Professional Services
Rackspace is helping businesses move workloads off premise and onto the cloud through new professional services offering launched on Monday.
Microsoft Wants to Help MSPs Win in Era of Hybrid Cloud and Digital Transformation
Microsoft is hosting its 13th annual Cloud and Hosting Summit this week in Bellevue, Wash., bringing together nearly 500 partners across different business models to explore digital transformation at work.
RingCentral Office Embraces Chatbots, AI in New Release
Cloud communications provider RingCentral announced on Thursday the latest version of RingCentral Office, its unified communications-as-a-service solution. The next-generation platform includes new team messaging, chatbot, AI support, and 40 out-of-the-box integrations.
13 Enterprise SaaS Vendors That Lead the Market Today
When you look at the software as a service (SaaS) market as a whole, there are the SaaS startups, and then there are the major vendors who command a significant share of the enterprise SaaS market.
Companies Not Adopting Emerging Tech Fast Enough, Execs Say
Most IT executives say that their company is in the middle of the pack when it comes to adopting technology, and that they wait for other companies to take the plunge before making an investment.
5 Factors That Make You an Irresistible Employer to Millennials
Millennials with the right skills will be in high demand in the years to come, according to PwC’s the Future of Work report. However it seems many organizations have yet to adapt to this new worker.
Seven Ways to Fight the Gender Gap Within Your Business
The VAR Guy and Talkin’ Cloud reached out to several business leaders within the channel to see what they’re doing to promote diversity, and asked some strong women in our space for their take on being a female in the channel. Click through for the main takeaways.
AI for Everyone: Salesforce Einstein Wants to 'Democratize' Artificial Intelligence
Hiring one data scientist could cost your organization around $100,000 per year, but with Salesforce Einstein, you may not need to budget for that role just yet.
Healthcare Firms Turn to Cybersecurity Pros as Threats Worsen
While 2016 was an incredible year for innovation in healthcare technology, from a security standpoint it was a challenging one: last year a healthcare breach happened once a day on average, affecting 27,314,647 patient records, according to a report by Protenus.
Salesforce Consulting Partner Program Updates Incentivize Deeper Engagement
To keep up with demand from customers, Salesforce is going to need 10 times the number of consultants in the next five years, according to data based on recent research from IDC. To support this, the company plans to roll out updates to its Salesforce Consulting Partner Program starting Mar. 1, 2017.
Stop the Hard Sell and Focus on Cloud Business Outcomes
Every month or so, Shawn Moore, chief technology officer at enterprise content management system company Solodev, gets a call from a cloud salesperson at Google or Microsoft (or lately, Oracle) trying to win his business.

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