Cloud Bloggers You Should Definitely Be Following

By: Tom NiklApril 11, 2017

One morning I woke up and realized that this probably isn’t the only blog you follow. I know, I know- heresy, right? But it’s OK- I totally understand. It’s important to read up on different perspectives when it comes to the cloud. So, in the spirit of sharing, I thought I’d list ten cloud bloggers that we read regularly, too:

Neil Cattermull, Director of Cloud Practice, Compare the Cloud

Neil’s focus is on developing cloud technology and big data, and you can often find him advising CXOs on cloud strategy.

David Linthicum, InfoWorld

David is an internationally recognized thought leader, who has authored 13 books on computing, the latest being “Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise, a Step-by-Step Approach”.

Lori MacVittie, Principal Technical Evangelist, F5 Networks

Lori is an expert on emerging technology, has extensive development and technical architecture experience, and was previously an award-winning technology editor at Network Computing Magazine.

Lydia Leong, VP Distinguished Analyst, Gartner

Lydia’s coverage is focused on cloud computing and infrastructure strategies, particularly infrastructure as a service (IaaS), along with platform as a service (PaaS), data centers, hosting, content delivery networks (CDNs) and other Internet infrastructure services.

Paul Miller, Senior Analyst serving CIOs, Forrester

Paul’s research focus is on the opportunity for digital transformation enabled by cloud-based approaches. His blog covers various areas of cloud computing, including cloud brokers, cloud storage, machine learning, and open source.

Rick Blaisdell, Owner, Rick’s Cloud

Rick has 20 years of product, business development, and high-tech experience with expertise in cloud computing integration, delivering cost effective IT services, and strategic planning and development for Information Systems.

Kevin Jackson, Cloud Thought Leader and Speaker

Kevin is a renowned thought leader, speaker, and consultant for cloud-related technologies and business strategies, and his blog discusses issues related to cloud computing and cyber security, plus news on product launches, acquisition, and conferences.

Ben Kepes, Technology Evangelist and Investor

Ben is a globally recognized subject matter expert, and covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest include enterprise software and software integration.

George Watt, VP of Strategy, CA Technologies Office of the CTO

George has spearheaded initiatives that enable organizations to simplify and automate their complex IT infrastructures, deliver new business benefits, and drive millions of dollars in savings and productivity gains.

Randy Bias, VP of Technology and Strategy, Juniper Networks

Randy is a recognized influencer in cloud computing, an entrepreneur, writer, speaker and futurist who accurately predicted the geometric growth rate of AWS, and is an advocate for open source technology.

Tom Nikl
Tom Nikl
Tom has spent twelve years leading product management and product marketing at technology companies large and small who focus on virtualization and cloud technologies. He currently blogs primarily about cloud migration, with an emphasis on overcoming challenges that companies face getting to the cloud and how to solve them. Prior to enterprise, Tom received a B.S. in Computer Science from San Jose State University. Outside of work he is an unabashed fan of Disney Theme Parks and various junk food. Find Tom on Twitter, too: @Tom_Nikl