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The Cloudcast #174 - The 2014 Year in Review & 2015 Predictions

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The Cloudcast #174 - 2014 Year in Review and 2015 Predictions (45:31)

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Date: December 31, 2014

By: Aaron Delp and Brian Gracely

Description: Aaron & Brian look back at their predictions for 2014, review the biggest trends, and look ahead at their forecasts for 2015. Containers, DevOps, SaaS, Public Cloud and what happens to all that open-source VC money?

Some 2014 Stats
  • 48 shows in 2014
  • Grew Listeners by 40% YoY
  • $2B in VC funding for our guests
Krispy Kreme Announcement ("The Donut Run") - http://www.razoo.com/story/Team-Cloudcast-1
  • Make or Break year for OpenStack? - Result: Push
  • Where will Software-Defined be? - Result: Win
  • Converged Systems, Simplified Systems? - Result: Win
  • Large Companies making big bets - Result: Win
  • Containers, Containers, Containers
  • Nobody is valuing the learning curve
  • Nobody is valuing cloud management
  • What happens to all the open-source VC money
  • Do the SaaS apps go big, consolidate or stagnate?
Aaron’s 2015 Predictions:

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