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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 |2021-03-04T11:52:08+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 |2021-03-04T17:39:45+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 |2021-03-04T17:41:20+00:00February 4th, 2016|Industry Chatter|0 Comments

Malaysian Cloud Faces Costs Challenge

Senior executives in Asia face mounting pressure to cut costs while adopting cloud computing technologies, reports a group of chief information officers in Malaysia. The findings arose from a panel session ‘Making the Most of the Cloud’ at CIO Leaders Summit in Malaysia. MISC Corp is a leading Malaysian shipping organisation, listed on the Bursa [...]

By |2016-02-29T15:51:42+00:00June 26th, 2015|Industry Chatter|0 Comments

Cloud Pioneer Clarifies “Google Weak” Comments

Sheng Liang, a cloud computing pioneer who helped found Cloud.com, was quick to clarify reports that he dubbed incumbents in the cloud ecosystem such as Google and Amazon “irrelevant” and “last generation” this week. The bold words come off the back of Liang discussing his latest venture, Rancher Labs, which aims to provide a differentiated [...]

By |2020-01-23T11:00:30+00:00February 6th, 2015|Industry Chatter|0 Comments
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