Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions http://thevarguy.com/taxonomy/term/7369/more en Microsoft Wants to Help MSPs Win in Era of Hybrid Cloud and Digital Transformation http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/microsoft-wants-help-msps-win-era-hybrid-cloud-and-d <div class="field-deck"> The annual Microsoft Hosting & Cloud Summit shows partners opportunities on horizon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">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. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/microsoft-wants-help-msps-win-era-hybrid-cloud-and-d" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/microsoft-wants-help-msps-win-era-hybrid-cloud-and-d#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:31:00 +0000 103801 at http://thevarguy.com Getty Images RingCentral Office Embraces Chatbots, AI in New Release http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/ringcentral-office-embraces-chatbots-ai-new-release <div class="field-deck"> UCaaS provider to demo new version next week at Enterprise Connect 2017 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">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.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/ringcentral-office-embraces-chatbots-ai-new-release" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/ringcentral-office-embraces-chatbots-ai-new-release#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:24:00 +0000 103791 at http://thevarguy.com DataOps, ChatOps and More: Offshoots of the DevOps Movement http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/dataops-chatops-and-more-offshoots-devops-movement <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>You know DevOps -- the idea that developers, admins and everyone in between should collaborate constantly on software delivery. But do you know the many offshoot movements that DevOps has helped create?</p> </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/dataops-chatops-and-more-offshoots-devops-movement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/dataops-chatops-and-more-offshoots-devops-movement#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Mon, 27 Mar 2017 05:27:00 +0000 103761 at http://thevarguy.com Increase Customer Loyalty Through Self-Service Support http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/increase-customer-loyalty-through-self-service-suppo <div class="field-byline"> Robert C. Johnson, CEO | TeamSupport </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Whether you turn on your TV to see the latest stock quotes or get a notification for a new article on your phone, the way we interact with and take in information is changing and will continue to change in the future. But how does all this change affect customers? </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/increase-customer-loyalty-through-self-service-suppo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/increase-customer-loyalty-through-self-service-suppo#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:19:00 +0000 103651 at http://thevarguy.com 6 Stats to Know When Selling Hybrid IT Services http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/6-stats-know-when-selling-hybrid-it-services <div class="node-body gallery-body">The research shows that due to influences such as customer demand and cost-effectiveness, hybrid IT is becoming the standard among enterprises, but CTOs and CIOs are taking various routes to get there. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/6-stats-know-when-selling-hybrid-it-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/6-stats-know-when-selling-hybrid-it-services#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:58:00 +0000 103671 at http://thevarguy.com Why Traditional IT Companies May Never Catch Up to Those Born in the Cloud – and What This Means for VARS http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/why-traditional-it-companies-may-never-catch-those-b <div class="field-byline"> Jay Chapel, CEO | ParkMyCloud </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Traditional IT companies may currently dominate in some areas. But in many important ways they may never catch up to those companies “born in the cloud.”</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/why-traditional-it-companies-may-never-catch-those-b" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/why-traditional-it-companies-may-never-catch-those-b#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:53:00 +0000 103611 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock 13 Enterprise SaaS Vendors That Lead the Market Today http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/13-enterprise-saas-vendors-lead-market-today <div class="node-body gallery-body">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. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/13-enterprise-saas-vendors-lead-market-today" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/13-enterprise-saas-vendors-lead-market-today#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:16:00 +0000 103521 at http://thevarguy.com Adobe Rises to Record on Upbeat Sales Forecast Driven by Cloud http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/adobe-rises-record-upbeat-sales-forecast-driven-clou <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Adobe Systems Inc. soared to a record Friday after it forecast sales in the current quarter that topped some analysts’ estimates, bolstering its position as a leader in the cloud and adding to a string of upbeat reports.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/adobe-rises-record-upbeat-sales-forecast-driven-clou" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/adobe-rises-record-upbeat-sales-forecast-driven-clou#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:39:00 +0000 103511 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Oracle's Cloud Business Shows Momentum as Sales, Profit Beat http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/oracles-cloud-business-shows-momentum-sales-profit-b <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Oracle Corp. posted third-quarter revenue and profit that topped analysts’ estimates, signaling growing demand for the software maker’s cloud-based services that compete with Amazon.com Inc. and Salesforce.com Inc. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/oracles-cloud-business-shows-momentum-sales-profit-b" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/oracles-cloud-business-shows-momentum-sales-profit-b#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:56:00 +0000 103471 at http://thevarguy.com Amazon is More a ‘Giant Dust Cloud’ than Worthy Leader in Cloud Computing http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/amazon-more-giant-dust-cloud-worthy-leader-cloud-com <div class="field-byline"> Adam Stern, Infinitely Virtual </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Amazon, that mighty river of e-commerce and cloud computing, recently sprung a leak. You may have heard about it.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/amazon-more-giant-dust-cloud-worthy-leader-cloud-com" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/amazon-more-giant-dust-cloud-worthy-leader-cloud-com#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Wed, 15 Mar 2017 14:07:00 +0000 103391 at http://thevarguy.com