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Top Cloud Computing Companies List To Watch and Invest in 2015

Updated on February 19, 2015

"Previous year, Intel,Yahoo and HP announced a joint test centre for cloud computing education and reasearch. Last August IBM announced a $360m data center in North Carolina to provide Cloud Computing facility to their clients."

So Who Are the Top Cloud Computing Companies Today?

Here in the Southern India the sky seems quite clear yet the web is getting filled up everywhere with clouds.Yes waiting to get your hands on cloud computing? Well it's already there with you!There is a lot of confusion because everyone is tagging what they do with the word 'cloud'.It's a buzzword for the moment.Suddenly, certification courses on Cloud Computing have also started sprouting up everywhere.

However the general meaning is that your stuff is simply thrown out in the Internet rather than being stored on your laptop or server.Thus your data wont be lost even if your laptop is stolen by secret agents or the server had been destroyed by a missile.You can always access it back in the web from anywhere.A good example is the Google docs, the word processor included with it.Google has designed their Chrome browser, which acts itself as a google homepage. Several other Cloud Computing Companies have now rolled out their services to organizations around the globe.

Free Cloud Storage!

If you'd like to have a basic taste of cloud computing then you can check out the free service of Dropbox. Dropbox is software that syncs your files online and across your computers.Put your files into your Dropbox on one computer, and they'll be instantly available on any of your other computers online. Storage up to 2 GB if free you can upgrade if necessary at a later time.

Amazon Web Services

Finding the best Cloud Computing Companies to Invest in 2015

The Google's under-development Chrome OS termed Chromium is also aimed at dominating the cloud.It is said to be designed for users who always want to be online.Only the apps supported by them can be used by the client.It would be just like an Auto-Update which you can't turn off.

The cloud fever has hit other techno-gaints also. Previous year, Intel,Yahoo and HP had announced a joint test centre for cloud computing education and research. Last August IBM announced a $360m data center in North Carolina to provide Cloud Computing facility to their clients.

Anyhow, all are not happy about the clouds. Richard Stallman, the founder of Free Software Foundation and the GNU operating system creator, says that the cloud computing is simply a trap aimed at forcing more people to buy into locked, proprietary systems that would cost them more and more over time.But as all the leading companies like IBM,Amazon,Googl,Yahoo & HP have taken their initiative it's a doubt weather the industries can resist their urge to join the cloud for much long. By 2014 cloud computing compines are expect to grow rapidly. This article will be also useful for potential investors carfully watching the best cloud companies to invest in 2015.

Top cloud computing companies list.

Amazon - Amazon Web Services (IaaS)

The cloud computing company of : Amazon Web Service(AWS) provide Infrastructure-as-a-service(IaaS) offerings in the cloud for organizations requiring computing power,storage, and other services.

  • Elastic Compute Cloud(EC2)

EC2 is a web service that allow resizable compute capacity in the cloud.The customers can create virtual machines (VMs)-that is ,server instances called Amazon Machine Image (AMI)- on which the customer can load any softaware of his choice.They follow pay-by-the hour system.

  • Simple Storage Service(S3)

S3 provide a web service interface that can be used to store and retrived unlimited amounts of dat, at any time, from anywhere thru the Internet.

Google ZOHO

Google (SaaS,PaaS)

Google App Engine is Google's platform-as-a-service(Paas) offers building and hosting web applications on the Google Infrastructure.Currently Python and Java are the supported programming languages.App Engine is free up to a certain level of resource used.Fee is charged for additional storage, bandwidth, or CPU cycles required by the application.

Software-as-a-servive (SaaS) offers business email and collaboration.Its similar to the traditional office suits, includin Gmail, Calendar, Talk, Docs and Sites.

Microsoft Azure Service Platform(PaaS)

Azure Service Platform is Microsoft's PaaS offering an operating system called Windows Azure that serves as a runtime for the applications and provides a set of services such as:

.NET Services, SQL Services, Live Services

Microsoft - Cloud Computing

Rackspace (Cloud Hosting)

Is one of the premier cloud computing companies that leads cloud hosting. They serve over 10000 companies and many of the Fortune 100 companies come under this huge list. Their unique customer service strategy named - Fanatic support have helped them in gaining the trust of their clients. With the huge client commitment and state-of- the art technology. Rackspace is one good cloud computing company to invest in.

Proofpoint (SaaS,IaaS)

Proofpoint provides SaaS and IaaS services in the cloud related to securing the enterprise email infrastruture, with solutions .Proofpoint's solutions are priced on a per-user, per-year basis,depending on the product features.


RightScale provides IaaS-Related services in the cloud to assist organizations in managing cloud deployments offered by other CSPs, including vendors such as AWS,FlexiScale, and GoGrid.The Rightscale Cloud Management Platform allows organizations to manage and maintain their cloud deployment through one web-based management platform.,PaaS)

Salesforce is a provider of SaaS-based products, as well as having a PaaS offering,

Sun Open Cloud Platform

According to Sun, the Open Cloud Platform is an open architecture and infrastructure encompassing technologies such as Java, MySQL,OpenSolaris, and Open Storage software.

Workday (SaaS)

Workday is a provider of SaaS-based hum resources and financial management products.Workday pricing is on a per-user basis and functionality.Workday's solutions are divided into serveral modules like Human Capital Management, Payroll, Worker Spend Management, Financial Management et cetra.In the collection of such companies the ones which provide Cloud Compuing in IaaS cloud are the most On-demand in the market today!


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    • sam.azgor profile image

      Sam Azgor 

      3 years ago from Bangladesh

      I like Linode & DigitalOcean when compared with EC2. I see vpsdime is most inexpensive vps compared with price and hardware.

      If anyone needs aws related help -

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      Opstax Cloud Services 

      5 years ago from Milton Keynes

      We are a cloud solutions company based in Milton Keynes and find that the popularity and demand is insane.

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      6 years ago

      I also like to add - High Connectivity With Vmware & DDoS Since 1999.

    • jayshreepattanaik profile image


      6 years ago from INDIA

      it is a very nice hub

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      6 years ago

      it is a nice hub.....

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      Tech Marketer 

      7 years ago

      Interesting lists though. But how could you miss dinCloud - which also ranks #1 in hosted desktop providers.

      (source: NetworkWorld).

    • marketingbloke profile image


      7 years ago

      Nice, detailed write up. Thanks

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      7 years ago

      Nice list! You can add two more companies

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      7 years ago

      Hi I am considering learning Cloud Computing. I am working as a Network Security Professional at present. What are pre-requisites for Cloud Computing? And any suggestions on decent Training Centers in Mumbai?

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      7 years ago

      It is very useful and i gather more information about cloud computing

    • profile image


      8 years ago

      Thank u all..

      My best wishes to all associated with cloud computing organizations...

    • Jason Lim profile image

      Jason Lim 

      8 years ago from Singapore

      Totally agree and I think Cloud Computing is the future.

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      8 years ago

      Thanks buddy. Its informative.

    • ambrking profile image


      8 years ago from Encino, California

      Great hub. Cloud hosting is one of the best hosting service nowadays, its good to know who to vouch for.

    • frogissGcomrogiss profile image


      8 years ago from China

      Good article.

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      Dr. N. V. Pai 

      8 years ago

      Very good information about Cloud Hosting

      Thanks for article

    • mr-burns profile image


      8 years ago

      Very good article. Highly detailed and useful. Thanks

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      8 years ago from Wroclaw

      cloud is problematic - all these people/firms have your data.. do You like that?

    • codeiris profile image


      8 years ago from Milky Way

      This is a great list. What do you think of the new iCloud by Apple?

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      Weber Genesis E320 

      8 years ago

      Thanks for the useful info

    • networkandy profile image


      9 years ago from Connecticut

      I heard about cloud computing I did not understood that much in the begining but now is starting to make sense.

      It sound like a good idea.

      Awesome hub

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      9 years ago

      Very detailed and informative hub! Thanks!

      What cloud computing blogs do you use?

    • profile image


      9 years ago

      its a great technology about technology...

    • Consonus Tech profile image

      Consonus Tech 

      9 years ago

      Great Hub. I think Richard Stallman is off with his concept of cloud computing as a trap. He fails to recognize the potential for small businesses to utilize fully fledged IT managed services without having to take on a large amount of risk.

    • nanospeck profile imageAUTHOR

      Akhil Anil 

      9 years ago

      Thankyou Jyothi.I hope this is the next revolutionary technology in computer which it going to take it by storm.Our Browsers will turn into OS!

    • JYOTI KOTHARI profile image

      Jyoti Kothari 

      9 years ago from Jaipur


      Excellent hub with detailed info. Cloud computing is a new technology and you have explained it well.

      Thanks and thumbs up!

      Jyoti Kothari


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