The 10 Biggest Cloud Stories Of 2013


Cloud Feeding Frenzy Continues Apace

You can't shake a stick these days without hitting some startup or established vendor that is talking about changing the world with their cloud computing offerings. It's still early days in the space, but we're already seeing some big name cloud vendors trying to extend their influence to segments of the market they haven't previously played in.

Then there are all these scrappy cloud startups, brimming with VC money and touting their game-changing storage, management, automation and analysis tools. Typically, these guys are filling the gaps that the big cloud vendors haven't yet seen fit to cover. It's a tenuous position, but also potentially lucrative.

CRN scoured the year's technology headlines and here presents our picks for the top 10 cloud stories of 2013.