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The pros, the disrupters, and the brands that use them

The cloud market is anything but boring these days. Big providers like Google, AWS, and Microsoft are in a constant bidding war, lowering rates and adding features to gain your business. Simultaneously, smaller public and private cloud providers such as Nebula and Eucalyptus are emerging as reputable alternatives, depending on an organization’s needs.

All the while, OpenStack has grown thanks to the help of Rackspace, NASA, and Intel, among others. More companies are moving to open-source cloud-computing software as part of their cloud-strategy. That list includes IBM, HP, and Cisco.

This begs the question, what are enterprises choosing these days, and why?

Household names like The Gap, GE, Twitter, Edmunds.com, and The New York Times have all taken a particular path in their cloud strategy. Will AWS continue to lead enterprise cloud strategy? Will it lose momentum as Google and Microsoft catch up? Or will the disrupters and OpenStack fulfill a big enough niche market to edge in on the competition? Moreover, where is the future of cloud infrastructure — the framework for all future apps to be built, stored, and managed on — going?

The big names in cloud infrastructure, the disrupters, the open-source advocates, and a gamut of companies representing case-study examples will converge over the course of two days at Gigaom Structure in San Francisco on June 18 and 19.

This year’s conference includes:

  • 102 speakers
  • 150-plus tech buyers
  • 300-plus companies attending
  • 19 Gigaom Research analysts
  • 15 workshops
  • a 5 mile jog with Gigaom’s CEO,
  • 3 cocktail parties
  • 2 mapping sessions on security and desktop as a service

Remember, there are only a few days left to register.

Gigaom Research subscribers receive 25 percent off all Gigaom events. Register using this link today.