Cloud Market Growth Is Accelerating

Microsoft has made some headlines lately for cutting a few thousand of jobs as it shifts it’s direction towards “a mobile-first, cloud-first world.” IBM also recently announced a major expansion of its focus on cloud computing in an effort to claim a bigger piece of the pie from cloud competitors like Microsoft. With all this competition in the cloud sphere, you can expect to see pricing getting driven down. However, the most competitive pricing isn’t offered by the big corporation cloud providers.

There are now more cloud hosting options than ever. The most affordable plans aren’t offered by tech industry giants, but by some of the many mid-sized cloud businesses that have been operating on the industry’s ground level for years. It is also in this sphere where much of the innovation in cloud technology has occured, such as our own single-server method for cloud computing. To learn more, visit our website.

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Software Consumer Expectations Are Changing

Subscription-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) market revenue is estimated to grow 18% by 2020.1 Software markets across the board are adapting to cloud dominant environments, from CAD applications to sans-console cloud gaming (which is currently being developed by Microsoft). Software buyers are increasingly beginning to expect cloud based applications as the norm, especially within the SaaS pricing model. Continue reading “Software Consumer Expectations Are Changing”