Goldman Sachs: Microsoft Could Climb 38%

Goldman Sachs has added Microsoft to its “Conviction List,” touting “sustained double-digit” revenue growth.

VMware Posts Q3 Results, Beats Estimates

Dell Technologies’ VMware posted its third-quarter results, beating estimates on strong subscription and SaaS growth.

AWS Unveils Amazon AppFlow to Integrate With SaaS Applications

AWS has announced Amazon AppFlow, an integration service aimed at helping AWS integrate with various SaaS applications.

Clumio Raises $135 Million Series C Funding For Cloud Backup Solutions

Cloud backup provider Clumio has announced that it has secured $135 million in Series C funding. Clumio was founded by serial entrepreneur Poojan Kumar to provide cloud companies with a suite of cloud-based backup tools. The company’s approach is someone…

PwC’s Mark Chalfen: Cloud ERP Is All Around Simplification

“Cloud ERP is a very new principle in the market,” says Mark Chalfen, director at PwC. “The way that I see cloud is all round simplification—simple and standard. It’s a lot more easy than it was five, ten, fifteen, twenty…

We’re Enabling a New Era of Hospitality, Says Toast CEO

“We’re enabling what we call this new era of hospitality,” says Toast CEO Chris Comparato. “We’re investing heavily in R&D. This is a massive opportunity and the restaurant community is a massive market. The market is untapped and we’re in the early days of a major transformation across the entire industry.”

Oracle CEO: Applications Market Changes Significantly As It Moves to Cloud

“The applications market is about $125 billion per year,” says Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. “That is spent primarily on applications and most of it today is spent on on-premise applications. That market changes pretty significantly as it moves to cloud.

All of Our Customers Will Move to the Cloud, Says Oracle CEO

“We have a big existing on-premise user base and I believe all of them will move to the cloud,” said Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. “In fact, I was with a large group of our users just last night and they’re all going to move on their time frame. When we get to a certain point you will start to see a geometric move in the market and it will be significant.”

SAP CEO on Qualtrics Deal: A Global Growth Juggernaut in the Cloud

SAP CEO Bill McDermott says that buying Qualtrics creates a “global growth juggernaut in the cloud, the number one business software growing in the cloud in the world.” McDermott says that he’s here to build a company for the generations, not just for a few days.

SAP CEO: It’s All About the Customer Experience

SAP CEO Bill McDermott, in a wide-ranging interview with Bloomberg talked about enterprises moving to the cloud, competing with Oracle’s new autonomous database, competing with Salesforce, and its huge business in China.