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Comparing the largest cloud players on the block gets a bit convoluted the way tech vendors are compiling their financials. Here's a crack at playing the cloud revenue face-off game.
Most companies would be happy to double their revenue in a year, but for companies aiming to dominate an emerging market segment, success can be hard to define.
ZTE has attributed its focus on delivering cloud computing, big data, and smart city solutions as drivers of its net profit increase to 883 million yuan for the first quarter.
Increased investment in product development has contributed to an annual net loss after tax of NZ$69.5 million for New Zealand cloud accounting software provider Xero, despite an 81 percent jump in subscription revenue during the financial year.
The ERP provider also announced a mega deal with HP to provide the tech giant with its cloud-based business management platform OneWorld.
With Amazon now disclosing its public-cloud revenues, how does Microsoft compare? It's hard to tell, given how Microsoft reports its cloud numbers.
Microsoft puts its commercial cloud lineup on a $6.3 billion annual run rate, which is on par with what Amazon Web Services is putting up. Enterprise carries team Microsoft.
Google CFO Patrick Pichette, who recently announced his imminent retirement, attributed the miss to ever-persistent currency fluctuations, defending annual growth could have been as high as 17 percent.
Analysts and shareholders have been waiting many moons for Amazon to finally reveal specifics about AWS quarterly revenue rather than just the "Other" column.
The cloud-based ERP and CRM provider says it plans to use utilize Bronto to expand its omnichannel commerce portfolio SuiteCommerce.
Salesforce is taking parts of its technology stack to focus on human resources. The plan: Engage employees like customers and be the front end to HR systems of record. Will there be clashes ahead?
"It's always hard for me to talk about Oracle because Larry Ellison is a good friend of mine," said Benioff.
Box unveils its latest platform updates, promising developers the tools they need for everything to build for and scale a mobile-first workforce.
In the post-Snowden era, how do American cloud companies deal with business customers who are nervous about unauthorized access to corporate data? Microsoft's answer is more encryption and tighter access restrictions.
At Box's second annual developer day, the cloud wunderkind kicks off the event with one of tech's stalwart executives.
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