Here’s A Reason To Own Microsoft’s Stock: Its Red-Hot Cloud Computing Business

Source: fool.com Rewind a few years and Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) was written off as a distant third-place player in the cloud computing market. Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) dominated with its Amazon Web Services while Alphabet’s(NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google was its scrappy second-place rival.  But things have changed a lot since then. Amazon is still the leader, but Microsoft is chipping away at its lead. It has become the second-largest cloud computing provider on a worldwide basis and is growing at a rate that surpasses its rivals. It’s also operating in an environment that

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Does Microsoft’s message to DevOps pros oversimplify?

Source – techtarget.com Competitors such as IBM, CA and others also provide comprehensive DevOps tooling to help enterprise shops adopt DevOps to improve productivity of their developers, build products faster and enhance the quality of the software they deliver. But Microsoft is fresh in my mind because I attended the company’s Build 2018 developer conference recently in Seattle. Rub some DevOps on it It’s also fresh because I got some grief when I paid homage to one of Microsoft’s emerging star speaker’s use of the slogan “rub

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How the cloud super-providers see the changing landscape

Source – cloudcomputing-news.net Earlier this week, analyst firm Cloud Spectator published its latest report on combining price and performance in the cloud. In the main, its results mirrored previous studies; that the Amazons, Microsofts and Googles of this world may not be the best option for some organisations compared with the high performance, cheaper price specialists. So what of the behemoths, and how are their strategies changing? An illuminating session at Cloud Expo Europe today, featuring IBM, OVH – who bucked

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