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Cloud Business Operations

Business operations for SaaS and Mobile companies

Is the shift from multi-cloud systems in 2021 real or hype?

According to a 2020 IDG survey, 55% of organisations use two or more public clouds, but 79% struggle to achieve synergy across their multiple platforms. As a result, a growing number of companies could be forced to re-think multi-cloud or consolidate around a single cloud provider. Aside from the lack of efficiency, multi-cloud systems can …

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What is the difference between the Forbes Cloud 100 List and the Softletter100?

Industry lists such as the Forbes Cloud 100 are put together in partnership with VC firms such as Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures. Many of the companies listed in the Forbes dataset are funded by these VCs. Useful information about marketing trends (and where the VCs are placing their current financial bets) can be derived from lists …

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Google outage exposes worldwide dependency on tech giant

On Monday 14th December, a Google authentication failure caused interruptions across its systems worldwide, affecting both home and business products that rely on Google’s infrastructure. The failure was a result of an error in storage allocation to Google’s authentication system leaving business users without access to Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets or Google slides. In …

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