Microsoft (Azure) Gaining Market Share in Cloud

December 10, 2017 at 6:05 pm

Azure

The numbers are crunched from last quarter in the IT Cloud category. Enjoy these amazing facts:

  • AWS, Google, Microsoft, and IBM are all continuing to grow market share
  • $11 billion was made last quarter
  • Cloud revenue is on pass to surpass $200 billion by 2020
  • Microsoft Azure, with 11 percent of the total public cloud market, showed the largest growth in market share, with a 3 percent gain over the last four quarters
  • Quarterly cloud infrastructure service revenues are at nearly $11 billion and continue a growth rate of over 40 percent per year
  • Worldwide revenues from cloud and SaaS remain on track to surpass $200 billion by 2020
  • Microsoft Azure, with 11 percent of the total public cloud market, showed the largest growth in market share, with a 3 percent gain over the last four quarters
  • AWS, which commands 34 percent of the total market, and Google, with a 5 percent share, both saw their share grow by a single percent
  • IBM experienced no growth in its total share, but held steady at 8 percent, three points ahead of Google
  • The next 10 top-ranked cloud providers collectively saw their market share drop by 1 percent, with Alibaba and Oracle achieving the highest growth rates in that group
  • All other players in the cloud infrastructure market saw an overall drop in share of 5 percent as a group, a continuation of recent trends

Power Google Search Usage – Part 4

September 8, 2015 at 9:10 pm

Screenshot 2015-09-07 14.44.19Here is my final installment in power Google search tips – have fun!

19 – Page Titles – want to be really specific with your search? You can restrict it to just page titles with intitle:eigrp for example.

20 – Use Google on your Site – check out www.google.com/cse to use the Google search technology for your own Web site.

21 – Advanced Search – having trouble remembering all the syntax for the various advanced search options? Just use www.google.com/advanced_search. It is the GUI method! 🙂

22 – Choose your Source – use the source: command to filter content – for example Cisco Systems source:techradar. Don’t forget to click on NEWS after this search for it to work.

23 – Catch a Movie – need a study break? Search on showtimes – you can even follow that with a location.

24 – Conversions – try things like 20 GBP in USD or 12 cm in inches.

25 – Plain Language – try using plain language in your searching like “What is the stratum in NTP?”

I sure hope you enjoyed these 25 tips for power Google use.

Power Google Search Usage – Part 3

September 7, 2015 at 6:43 pm

Screenshot 2015-09-07 14.44.19

Here are more great tips on power Google searching! Check out the IT Cert category of this blog for the previous parts of this series.

14 – Stay Anonymous – want to eliminate Google from tracking what you are up to as you search? Be sure to log out of your Google account. Just click your image in the top right and choose Sign Out.

15 – Get More Search Results – if you want to see more than 10 results on a page for your Google search – click the cog in the top right of a Google search. Choose Search Settings. Disable instant search predictions and then you can set how many results you want returned for each search. Keep in mind that asking for too many per page can really slow down a system.

16 – SafeSeach – in order to eliminate most violent and inappropriate content that could show up in a search – you can use the SafeSearch feature by clicking the cog in the top right of a search. You can even lock this setting in the Search Settings option.

17 – WebCam Views! – Search for inurl:view/view.shtml in order to peep in on WebCam views from around the world. OK, OK – now get back to studying!

18 – Trends? – want to blog about something people around the world are searching for? Check out www.google.com/trends

Come back tomorrow for more cool tips!