This is where the pundits say organizations need to be, citing the big benefit of cost reduction to an organization in terms of hardware and people to maintain the server room. The *-as-a-service model is also appealing to companies who want to “pay as they go” for software and platform use. It’s a race to the clouds, and these are the early leaders.

  • Amazon
  • Cloudera
  • Engine Yard
  • GitHub
  • Gizmox
  • Google
  • Hadoop Project
  • OpenStack
  • Salesforce
  • VMware


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