Tag Archives: Cloud Apps

Why the Cloud is Engaging My Generation

The Millennium Crowd Living in the Cloud

By Heather Peterson

A recently popular movie made the claim “no one understands the cloud.” Au contraire. Not only do certain people understand the cloud, they prefer it. The most influential group with the highest purchasing power strictly use cloud based apps and software. NapaMillennials (today’s Americans aged 18-33)  grew up with cloud technology and have come to expect apps and software to be web-based as well as mobile compatible. Continue reading

Microsoft’s Shift to Cloud Solutions Negatively Impacts Partner Commission Structure

At its prime, Microsoft sold its software solutions through an extensive network of reseller partners.  Not only did the partners earn from software sales but also received commissions for consulting and implementation services.  The shift to the Microsoft cloud solutions has impacted the Microsoft eco-system. Continue reading