Cloud Awards Shortlist Announced

After months of deliberation, the Cloud Awards judging team has decided on the finalists for the 2017-18 Cloud Awards Program. The 2017-18 Cloud Awards shortlist brings together some hugely innovative organizations in the sphere of cloud computing. Awards organizer Larry Johnson said: "This year marked a sea-change in the entries we received, both for the [...]

By |2018-01-10T14:58:38+00:00December 18th, 2017|Award Updates|0 Comments

Cloud Awards Deadline Approaching: 20 October

There is now less than a month remaining to enter the 2017-18 Cloud Awards, with an impending deadline of 20 October. Entries are accepted from across the globe, from organizations large and small. Please contact us if you have any queries regarding this year's program.

By |2017-09-26T19:10:30+00:00September 26th, 2017|Award Updates|0 Comments

2017 SaaS Awards Winners Announced

After an arduous judging process, the winners of the 2017 SaaS Awards have been announced. The winners will each receive a trophy, which will be dispatched in 2018. Asked to comment on the Awards, organizer Larry Johnson said: "Following on the heels of the Cloud Awards, the SaaS Awards focuses with laser-sharp intensity on the [...]

By |2017-09-26T17:32:25+00:00September 5th, 2017|Award Updates|0 Comments

2016 Cloud and SaaS Awards Trophies On Their Way…

With the 2017 SaaS Awards deadline looming at the end of May, we're excited to see the 2016-17 Cloud Awards trophies and the 2016 SaaS Awards trophies heading out of the door to take pride of place on the trophy cabinets of the incredibly innovative organizations we celebrate. If you want to claim a SaaS [...]

By |2017-03-27T17:36:58+00:00March 27th, 2017|Award Updates|0 Comments

German Business Cloud Usage Up Eleven Percent in 2016

The number of German companies using cloud computing has increased considerably over the past year, a recent survey shows. The number of companies accessing the cloud for SaaS or computing power has risen by  as much as 11 percent from 2015 to 2016. 65 percent of German companies now use the cloud Private cloud used by 44 [...]

By |2020-01-23T11:00:30+00:00March 15th, 2017|Industry Chatter, news|0 Comments

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