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Cloud Computing: OneLogin Named Major Player in IDC's 2014 Identity Management MarketScape

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OneLogin, the innovator in enterprise identity management, today announced it has been named a "major player" in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Federated Identity Management and Single Sign-On 2014 Vendor Assessment (March, 2014). OneLogin provides an on-demand, cloud-based solution consisting of single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, directory integration, user provisioning, and a catalog of thousands of pre-integrated applications.

Adopted by some of the world's most well-known enterprises, the solution offers fast, easy, and secure identity management in the cloud. In assessing offerings from 13 vendors, including conducting interviews with customers, the study by the independent analyst firm identifies several strategies that have contributed to vendor success, including:...

Cloud Spending by Companies Outpaces Predictions, Forrester Says

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Corporate spending on cloud-computing services, software and resources will reach $191 billion in 2020 as companies replace older equipment and programs with Internet-based systems, a research firm said. Growth in the cloud market is outrunning prior forecasts, according to Forrester Research Inc. (FORR:US), which projects a rise from $58 billion last year to $72 billion this year.

The market is on course to be about 20 percent bigger by 2020 than estimated earlier, Forrester said in a report to be published today. Cloud computing has reached “hypergrowth” as businesses replace standard licensed software from companies such as Oracle Corp., SAP AG and Microsoft Corp. with Web-based subscription versions, known as software-as-a-service, said Andrew Bartels, an analyst at Forrester...

CliQr Named 2014 Gartner "Cool Vendor" in Cloud Management

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CliQr Technologies, the leader in cloud migration and full application lifecycle management, today announced it has been recognized as one of the "Cool Vendors in Cloud Management, 2014(1)" for its CloudCenter(TM) technology by the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, Gartner, Inc. Each year, Gartner publishes a series of research reports in key technology areas that highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services.

"We're honored to be recognized as a 'Cool Vendor' by Gartner. We believe this inclusion validates our application-centric approach to cloud migration and management -- an approach that is already resonating with the market," said Gaurav Manglik, co-founder and CEO of CliQr. "Businesses today have come to realize that the ultimate benefit of cloud computing involves the ability to fluidly move and manage applications and data to and across a variety of users, and private and public clouds depending on workload criteria. This is the true promise of the cloud -- and to accomplish this in any scalable fashion organizations require the ability to liberate applications from being bound to diverse cloud infrastructures and services. And this is exactly what CliQr delivers."...

Cloud will be $107B industry by 2017: IDC

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Cloud computing was an estimated $47.4 billion industry in 2013 and is expected to more than double to $107 billion by 2017, research firm IDC predicts. The cloud’s 23.5% compound annual growth rate is five times faster than that of the broader technology market, IDC Vice President of data center and cloud Rick Villars said during the IDC Directions conference on Wednesday in Boston.

Cloud’s adoption has been driven by three major factors: scale, complexity and speed, Villars said. The cloud offers scale that regular businesses do not have, which allows them to deliver more complex services faster. The explosion of mobile devices was one of the first megatrends that significantly ramped up the need for cloud computing services...

PaaS market to reach $6.94 billion by 2018

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The global PaaS market is estimated to grow from $1.28 billion in 2013 to $6.94 billion in 2018 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 32.54 per cent in this period, according to the recent study done by MarketsandMarkets. PaaS has been the smallest market among the cloud computing segments. But now the trend is experiencing a drift where PaaS market is growing faster in terms of revenue.

Though PaaS market is not as huge as IaaS and SaaS which are the other two segments in cloud computing, the proportion of this market is very significant. Also many small players specializing in providing PaaS solutions have emerged and made the market so dynamic and competitive. This trend has benefited most of the application users and has increased the demand for PaaS on various sectors...

Healthcare Cloud Computing Market (Clinical, EMR, SaaS, Private, Public, Hybrid) Worth $5.4 Billion by 2017

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The Healthcare Cloud Computing (Clinical, EMR, SaaS, Private, Public, Hybrid) Market - Global Trends, Challenges, Opportunities & Forecasts (2012 2017), analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in North America, Europe, Asia, and Rest of the World. Browse more than 100 market data tables spread through 231 pages and in-depth TOC of Healthcare Cloud Computing Market" http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/cloud-computing-healthcare-market-347.html

This report studies the global healthcare cloud computing market over the forecast period 2012-2017. Cloud computing market in healthcare is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 20.5% from 2012 to 2017. The global Healthcare cloud computing market revenue is expected to increase from $1.8 billion in 2011 to 5.4 billion by 2017...

Cloud Adoption Tops List of 2014 IT Trends in CompuCom Poll of IT Professionals

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CompuCom, a leading technology infrastructure services company, today announced the results of its recent website poll, revealing that 49 percent of IT professionals surveyed identify cloud adoption as the top IT trend for 2014 – and that cost reductions (32 percent) and accessibility to technology with less friction (31 percent) will be the biggest drivers of cloud technology.

The poll collected 683 responses from IT professionals across multiple industries from January 1, 2014 through February 25, 2014. On-demand delivery of IT services via the cloud have been available for several years, but limited understanding about options, costs and benefits have stalled wholesale implementation. Over time, companies have recognized that cloud services provide scalability, high availability and performance that are worth the challenges of implementation. Most industry analysts call for billion-dollar growth in cloud service adoption during 2014...

Mobile Cloud Services Platforms: The Back-End of Mobile Apps

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The explosion of mobile applications and devices has lead to an extremely crowded and fragmented market leaving mobile developers searching for new opportunities to differentiate and improve the user experience. Increasingly, successful mobile apps are supported by data feeds and services in the cloud such as databases, messaging, location, and social networking status.

At the same time, enterprises are realizing the importance of the mobile channel and are moving beyond devices and applications devising new strategies to broaden their reach. Extending enterprise data and services to mobile developers via APIs is an approach enterprises are increasingly pursuing. These macro trends are driving demand for mobile cloud services platforms...

Cloud Infrastructure Management: Companies and Solutions 2013

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The cloud infrastructure ecosystem represents a large-scale distributed computing paradigm that is driven by economies of scale in which a pool of abstracted, virtualized, dynamically scalable, managed computing power, storage, platforms, and services are delivered on demand to external customers over the Internet.

This report evaluates cloud management including types of cloud computing models, challenges facing cloud computing, implementation of cloud management, and analysis of key players in cloud management industry...

The Cloud-Based Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Market 2012-2017

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Companies are often held back by an inflexible and complex IT infrastructure that cannot keep up with the changing needs of business. These restraints result in slow deployment of critical applications and services, limited resources, poor operation management, and unpredictable system integration.

Virtualised servers and desktops hold the key to more efficient IT management. Although virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) has historically been deemed too expensive, the recent surge of cloud computing offers a cost-effective, managed platform for VDI that stands to revolutionise the structure of enterprise IT...