Startups Making Waves
The cloud has become a platform for innovation from a new breed of startups looking to capitalize on the sea changes reshaping the industry.
Businesses are accelerating their migrations to the cloud, selecting infrastructure providers that can supplement or totally supplant their on-premises data centers. But the goal of cloud adoption, ultimately, isn't to shift resources, alter spending dynamics or better manage complex environments.
The goal is to achieve digital transformation.
That means enterprises -- across all industries -- want the ability to rapidly develop, test, and deploy applications at cloud scale.
The following are 10 innovative young companies helping usher in a new era of agile software development, DevOps methodology, and automated, elastic infrastructure that enables digital transformation.
(For more of our 2016 retrospective, check out 'CRN's 2016 Tech Year In Review.')