CRN's 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors


As the cloud computing model has moved from hype to a bona fide segment of the technology landscape in a few short years, distinguishing the major players from those just looking to throw their hat in the ring can be a difficult task. For solution providers and their customers looking to reap the benefits of the cloud, sifting through the increasing list of potential partners can be downright daunting.

Fortunately CRN has drilled into the growing madness that is the cloud computing industry with an annual list that examines the best-of-the-best when it comes to cloud vendors. The aim of CRN's 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors is to identify the most innovative cloud vendors across the platforms, infrastructure, storage, security and software segments. For solution providers already arming customers with cloud services, check to see if your partner made the cut. And for those looking to get into the cloud game, don't select a vendor without consulting this list.

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Check out the comprehensive list of the major players doing business in the cloud platforms, cloud infrastructure, cloud storage, cloud security and cloud software segments.
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CRN's Cloud 100Cloud Platform Vendors:
If not for the platform, there would be no apps and no need for cloud infrastructure. Check out the coolest cloud platform vendors.
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CRN's Cloud 100Cloud Infrastructure Vendors:
If you're looking to get in the cloud business, a cloud infrastructure-as-a-service provider can get you there.
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CRN's Cloud 100Cloud Software/App Vendors:
Without the applications, the cloud is just another IT model drawn on a white board. These vendors bring out the true value of the cloud with software and apps.
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CRN's Cloud 100Cloud Storage Vendors:
The cloud was made for storage, and the value of high-performance, scalable data storage can't be ignored. Check out the major players in cloud storage.
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CRN's Cloud 100Cloud Security Vendors:
Still nervous about migrating to the cloud? These cloud security players can ease those fears.
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