Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions http://thevarguy.com/taxonomy/term/7369/more en To SaaS or Not to SaaS? Here’s What Investors Think http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/saas-or-not-saas-here-s-what-investors-think <div class="node-body article-body">Moving on-premise software to a software-as-a-service model can have a lot of perks, but how do investors feel about it? That’s the core question researchers wanted to answer in a recent study that looked at how the market reacts to software companies launching new SaaS offerings or transitioning an on-prem software product to as a service. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/saas-or-not-saas-here-s-what-investors-think" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/saas-or-not-saas-here-s-what-investors-think#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:35:00 +0000 101041 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Oracle Opens Israeli Tech Accelerator to Boost Cloud Innovation http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/oracle-opens-israeli-tech-accelerator-boost-cloud-in <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Oracle Corp. announced the opening of an Israeli start-up accelerator focused on cloud innovation as the company shifts to selling more cloud-based programs and services.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/oracle-opens-israeli-tech-accelerator-boost-cloud-in" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/oracle-opens-israeli-tech-accelerator-boost-cloud-in#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:24:00 +0000 101021 at http://thevarguy.com Oracle Managed AWS Cloud 'Fastest Growing Business Rackspace Has Ever Had', President Says http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/managed-aws-cloud-fastest-growing-business-rackspace <div class="node-body article-body">Even in 2008, when newly appointed Rackspace president Jeff Cotten was just starting his career at the company, Amazon Web Services (AWS) was a leader in the public cloud. It would take years before Rackspace would turn its business model on its head and launch managed cloud services for AWS and Azure. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/managed-aws-cloud-fastest-growing-business-rackspace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/managed-aws-cloud-fastest-growing-business-rackspace#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:09:00 +0000 100951 at http://thevarguy.com <p>Jeff Cotten, Rackspace</p> Jeff Cotten, Rackspace Survey: Google Cloud Most Popular Choice for SMBs http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/survey-google-cloud-most-popular-choice-smbs <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A recent <a href="https://clutch.co/cloud/resources/amazon-web-services-vs-google-cloud-platform-vs-microsoft-azure">Clutch survey</a>&nbsp;of 247 organizations showed that while powerhouse cloud providers Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure tend to be the top choices of enterprise customers, small and midsize businesses (SMBs) gravitate toward Google Cloud Platform (GCP).&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/survey-google-cloud-most-popular-choice-smbs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/survey-google-cloud-most-popular-choice-smbs#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:53:00 +0000 100911 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock The Year in Cloud http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/year-cloud <div class="node-body gallery-body">The VAR Guy reached out to several cloud experts to see what they thought 2017 would bring in the market. Click through to see their predictions. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/year-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/year-cloud#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Fri, 06 Jan 2017 19:22:00 +0000 100761 at http://thevarguy.com Intel Makes Further Investments in Self-Driving & Location Technologies http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/intel-makes-further-investments-self-driving-locatio <div class="node-body article-body">Intel Corp. continues in its efforts to convert its dominance of the PC market into a solid foothold in chips for the automotive market with new products and investments geared toward autonomous cars and devices.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/intel-makes-further-investments-self-driving-locatio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/intel-makes-further-investments-self-driving-locatio#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Wed, 04 Jan 2017 17:47:00 +0000 100691 at http://thevarguy.com Intel Looking Into the Cloud-Based Future http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/looking-cloud-based-future <div class="node-body article-body">It’s the end of the year, and along with the grocery lists for parties and the lengthy wish lists from the kids, all good research analysts are building their lists of predictions for 2017. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/looking-cloud-based-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/looking-cloud-based-future#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Mon, 19 Dec 2016 16:48:00 +0000 100421 at http://thevarguy.com <p>CompTIA&#39;s Seth Robinson on how all of 2017&#39;s most-hyped tech has its roots in the cloud.</p> Thinkstock AWS Launches Managed Services http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/aws-launches-managed-services <div class="node-body article-body">Managed services providers (MSP) today are still trying to get their brains around the implications of Amazon Web Services’ announcement that they now offer managed services.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/aws-launches-managed-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/aws-launches-managed-services#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Wed, 14 Dec 2016 16:43:00 +0000 100311 at http://thevarguy.com AWS How Partners Can Reduce Support Costs with a Unified Cloud-based Phone Solution http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/how-partners-can-reduce-support-costs-unified-cloud- <div class="field-byline"> George Platt, ESI </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The most successful and profitable technology installations, I think we’d all agree, are the ones where the customers have loved and understood the tech. Not only are the customers happier with their new devices (and happy customers are their own reward), but they make fewer support calls after the installation.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/how-partners-can-reduce-support-costs-unified-cloud-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/how-partners-can-reduce-support-costs-unified-cloud-#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:00:00 +0000 100101 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock George Platt, ESI The Doyle Report: Veritas Launches NetBackup 8.0 to “Accelerate Digital Transformation” http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/doyle-report-veritas-launches-netbackup-80-accelerat <div class="field-deck"> Latest introduction puts company is best competitive position since going private </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new NetBackup 8.0 enables Veritas to execute on a vision announced in September to “integrate data visibility, application resiliency and copy data management” into a single 360 data management platform.</div> <div class="field-stocksymbols"> <span>Stock Symbols:&nbsp;</span> CG </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/doyle-report-veritas-launches-netbackup-80-accelerat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/doyle-report-veritas-launches-netbackup-80-accelerat#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:28:00 +0000 100021 at http://thevarguy.com