The list of top cloud bursters, those appearing on the scene all of a sudden, was headed this month by Diane Byrant who was quoted widely on Intel’s investment of $100 million in Mirantis, as was Alex Freedland in 6th.
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Sean Boyle in 2nd made a rare outing as those in AWS’s finance division aren’t often permitted to speak to press about, but this was to promote the firm’s use of data to create greater clarity to support decision-making.
Commenting on the various winners of the fifth Annual Cloud Computing Excellence Awards, boosted Rich Tehrani, CEO, of TMC into third.
|1||Diane Bryant||SVP and GM, Data Center Group||Intel|
|2||Sean Boyle||Finance Division Leader||Amazon Web Services|
|3||Rich Tehrani||Chief Executive Officer||Technology Marketing Corporation||@rtehrani|
|4||Phil Brace||Moody’s Investors Service||Seagate|
|5||Andrew Reid||Founder and chief product officer||Vision Critical Communications Inc.||@reidandrew|
|6||Alex Freedland||Co-founder and president||Mirantis||@alex_freedland|
|9||Ben Ow||President and CTO||StoAmigo|
|10||Nick Lippis||Co-founder and vice chairman||Open Networking User Group ( ONUG )||@NickLippis|
Back in the UK
Simon Hansford holds on to first place in the UK for the second month running as Skyscape Cloud Services announced the latest wave of price cuts. He is followed by Lisa Hutt who was recently announced as Aframe’ snew CMO and Kevin Price at SilverSky this month.
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Having held first place for months Simon Porter dropped to second in May. He was then second again in June and third in July. This month he is down to 4th. To a large extent this is down to the fact that all of his influence comes from social media where he is prolific – he is rarely quoted in the media and his blog posts have been less frequent – he is still however the only person to have appeared in the UK rankings every single month.
|1||Simon Hansford||CEO||Skyscape Cloud Services||@Shansford|
|4||Rob Carter||VP cloud and data center marketing||Windstream|
|5||SimonPorter||VP Midmarket and MSP||IBM||@simonlporter|
|7||Neil Lock||VP BT Compute||BT Global Services|
|8||Steve Goodman||Head of Messaging & Unified Communications||Content and Code||@stevegoodman|
|9||Karl Robinson||Chief commercial officer||StratoGen||@robinsok|
NOTE: the Compare the Cloud #CloudInfluence league tables, are based on a broad big data analysis of all major global news, blogs, forums, and social media interaction over the past 90 days. The league tables provide a snapshot taken at a particular point of time of the respective influence of both organisations and individuals over the last quarter. Companies that were particularly active in the given period will feature more prominently.