Cloud Technology: Business Appears Stronger Than The Market Suggests

Jaime E. Love

Cloud computing

iambuff/iStock via Getty Images

Recent earnings from cloud computing leaders indicate that underlying sales growth is robust and exceeding market expectations. Hyperscalers running massive datacenters are aggressively investing in building capacity in anticipation of an imminent boom in demand.

Industry analysts like Gartner expect growth in total spending on cloud deployed solutions to top 20% in 20221. Meanwhile, the stocks of market-leading application and infrastructure providers have pulled back considerably, with valuations disregarding all the fundamental business growth over the past two years.

We believe this dislocation likely presents an opportunity for investors to capitalize on the sustainable growth of cloud computing, as IT workloads favor operational flexibility, lower cost, security, and permanently shift away from on-premise.

Key Takeaways

  • Enterprise IT’s shift to the cloud marks a multi-decade pursuit of adopting remotely deployed, centrally hosted software solutions, versus buying monolithic self-hosted IT products or building tech internally. With
Read More

Best noise-cancelling headphones of 2022: Reviews and buying advice

Jaime E. Love

Read More

Five Ways To Bring Social Responsibility Into Marketing

Jaime E. Love

Senior Vice President of marketing and technology partnerships for next-gen cyber insurance provider Cowbell Cyber.

In a pandemic world, everything about work feels different. We have been pressed to consider what our desired work-life balance looks like more deeply than ever. It seems many of us are reflecting meaningfully on where we work, how we work and what we are working for. Our health, our peace and our survival are suddenly and dramatically at the forefront. I’ve seen a massive shift in priorities from many, where values and social impact often matter just as much as titles and pay, and I think it’s time for businesses to shift their marketing strategies as well to meet the current moment.

In marketing, it’s our job to tell a story. It’s our job to understand the emotional pulse of our audiences and keep what is most relevant top of mind. More

Read More

Internet access is essential. It should not be a luxury.

Jaime E. Love

President Joe Biden speaks May 9 at an event on lowering the cost of high-speed internet. Vice President Kamala Harris applauds at right.

President Joe Biden speaks May 9 at an event on lowering the cost of high-speed internet. Vice President Kamala Harris applauds at right.

I grew up on Chickasaw Nation land, and I always knew I wanted to return to raise my children there. It’s a small community of 3,000 where everyone knows one another. Neighbors watch out for one another’s children, and help care for those in need. My children will get their education in the same local school system where I graduated. Most importantly, I am raising them surrounded by our culture and history.

But, our town is in one of the poorest areas in Oklahoma, with an overall poverty rate hovering about 30%. In a state where the minimum wage is a measly $7.25 an hour, it is increasingly difficult to keep up with the cost of living, let alone provide for a family on such low wages.

Read More