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Cloud Stocks: Oracle Joins Hands with Microsoft to Take on Amazon

Posted on Wednesday, Jun 26th 2019

Oracle’s (NYSE: ORCL) recently announced fourth quarter results were a pleasant surprise for the stock. After two quarters of shrinking revenue, the company finally reported marginal growth in revenues. Oracle has been transitioning from a traditional licensed-based model to a subscription-based model to drive cloud computing revenues. The transition has hurt revenue growth in the recent past, but is expected to deliver results in the longer run. The market was pleased with Oracle’s results and the stock soared to a record high post result announcement.

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Anaplan Bets on AI, ML and Partners to Drive Growth

Posted on Tuesday, Jun 25th 2019

It has been under a year since the cloud-based enterprise planning services provider Anaplan (NYSE:PLAN) went public. The stock has almost tripled since it listed. It recently announced its first quarter results, and the stock climbed 20% post the announcement.

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ForeScout’s New Platform Focuses on OT Security

Posted on Monday, Jun 24th 2019
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ForeScout (NASDAQ: FSCT), a cyber security company specializing in visibility for endpoint security, went public in October 2017. It recently reported a strong quarter and announced the release of a new platform focusing on operational technology (OT) security.

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Cloud Stocks: Tableau Acquisition Signals Massive Analytics Push for Salesforce

Posted on Friday, Jun 21st 2019

Recent reports suggest that the global data visualization market will become a $7.8 billion industry by 2023, growing at a rate of more than 9% annually. The industry shot into the news recently when Salesforce announced the acquisition of Tableau.

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A Year Since IPO, Zscaler Delivers Through Acquisitions and Partnerships

Posted on Thursday, Jun 20th 2019

Nearly a year ago, security services provider Zscaler (Nasdaq: ZS) went public. And what a year it has been. Since then, Zscaler’s valuation has grown almost five times, and a slowdown does not appear to be coming soon.

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Splunk Becomes a Strategic Acquisition Target for Several Major Players

Posted on Wednesday, Jun 19th 2019

Recently, Big Data player Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) announced its first quarter results that surpassed market expectations. Splunk is focusing on transitioning its business model to a subscription-based model, a move that is impacting quarterly cash flows. The drop in the cash flow outlook resulted in a decline in the stock’s price post result announcement.

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Cloud Stocks: Veeva Soars, But Dassault Acquires Medidata for $5.8 Billion

Posted on Tuesday, Jun 18th 2019

Pleasanton, California-based Veeva (NYSE: VEEV) recently reported its first quarter results that surpassed all market expectations and sent the stock soaring 15% to a record high. The market is also pleased with the company’s product upgrades and the stock is expected to continue growing in the coming quarters.

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VMWare Eyeing Containers

Posted on Monday, Jun 17th 2019

Virtualization giant VMWare (NYSE: VMW) recently announced a stellar first quarter that beat estimates. VMWare dominates the virtualization infrastructure market with a 91% share and now it is looking to bolster its containers and security capabilities.

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