Forbes Announces Cloud 100

Forbes has announced its list of leading cloud computing in 2016. Messaging app provider Slack was ranked as the number one private company, with notable Cloud Awards and SaaS Awards finalists making the list. Recent Netskope research also placed the top contender among the top 20 cloud apps used by businesses, and finished ahead of cloud storage firm Dropbox [...]

By |2020-01-23T11:00:30+00:00September 14th, 2016|Industry Chatter|0 Comments

CIO Survey Finds Security and Private Cloud Top Priorities

CIOs expect cloud consumption to rise from 31% in 2014 to 58% in 2018, with public cloud adoption predicted to rise fastest; SaaS deployments are expected to increase from 33% of applications today to 56%  over the next five years; and IT leaders predict internal IT infrastructure consumption to fall from 67% to 42% between 2104 and 2018, according to a survey released [...]

By |2016-03-24T14:43:55+00:00March 24th, 2016|Industry Chatter|0 Comments

Indian SaaS Sector to Earn $10bn; Value to Exceed $50bn in Ten Years

The Indian SaaS sector is projected to grow sixteen-fold over the next decade and boast multiple billion-dollar-revenue businesses, collectively valued at over $50bn, says a joint report from Google and Accel Partners. The report, released on Friday, projects Indian cloud start-ups raising the Software-as-a-Service sector’s annual revenues in India as high as $10 billion. That's roughly 8% of the projected $132-billion global demand, [...]

By |2020-01-23T11:00:30+00:00March 8th, 2016|Industry Chatter|0 Comments

2016 SaaS Awards Announced

At the Cloud Awards, we're delighted to announce a brand new awards program for the summer: The 2016 SaaS Awards. There are twenty completely new categories to enter and a closing date of the penultimate Friday in May (which in 2016, falls on 20th). We're not doing away with SaaS submissions and the two out-and-out [...]

By |2016-02-29T19:15:08+00:00February 29th, 2016|Award Updates|2 Comments

Opinion: Is SaaS Slowing Down? Spoiler: No

Another year, another look back at how the Cloud Computing and SaaS industry is faring. Despite Gartner's "hype cycle," and its recent (August 2015) report stating that "the perpetuation of myths and hype regarding cloud computing continues," it also summarizes that: "when used properly, cloud computing offers IT leaders real benefits, such as organizational and [...]

By |2016-02-29T18:49:49+00:00February 10th, 2016|Industry Chatter|1 Comment

Cloud Awards Winners Top List of Best Cloud Companies to Work For

Cloud Awards winners have topped a list of "Best Cloud Companies to Work for in 2016". Employees would most recommend Sumo Logic, Google, Zerto, FusionOps, OutSystems, AppDirect,  Cloudera, HyTrust, Tableau Software and Domo to their friends, with Cloud Awards winners and finalists featuring prominently. The list was compiled by cross-referencing reviews on popular employee satisfaction website Glassdoor.com and CRN's 100 [...]

By |2020-01-23T11:00:30+00:00February 4th, 2016|Industry Chatter|0 Comments