April 23, 2013

Cloud Computing’s Ten Most Important Players

Business Insider has put together a list of the ten most important companies in cloud computing. Not surprisingly, Amazon heads the list, but some of the names are less well known. For example, it includes Joyent, which offers its own cloud operating system, and SoftLayer, which is reportedly an acquisition

IDC: Enterprise Software Market Grew 3.6% in 2012

According to IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual Software Tracker, the market for enterprise software reached $342 billion in 2012, a 3.6 percent improvement over 2012. Several sub-categories within the market, including data access, analysis and delivery, collaborative applications, CRM applications, security software, and system and network management software, grew much more quickly—between