The cloud has evolved to include a wide swath of companies offering everything from migration between public cloud and premises-based environments, to vertical-focused solutions, such as governance and policy management for finance and health-care companies. And as more businesses embrace hybrid IT environments, the opportunities around cloud for solution providers is only growing.
Even with a market crowded with monster public cloud providers, there's still room for newcomers putting their own twist on cloud services. Here are the 10 coolest cloud startups of 2017.
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