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The Cloud Skyrockets

What’s all the fluff about cloud computing? There are plenty of reasons it’s the most talked-about trend in technology. Starting with the fact that it helps reduce the up-front capital needed to build IT infrastructure and develop software. Cloud services are so appealing that the total market is expected to nearly triple from 2010 to 2016.[1] (Yep, you read that right.) Of course, technology companies have clamored to add cloud computing to their repertoires, leading to lots of M&A activity. Software and Internet deals represented 57% of transactions closed in 2012, a figure that has grown steadily over the last two years.[2] All of which leaves the cloud looking like a lot more than a passing storm. See more
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Weight Segment & Stocks Symbol 1 MO / 1 YR Return
37.6% Software-as-a-Service (Saas) 19.9%
12.7% Salesforce.com Inc. CRM 33.5%
4.5% Premiere Global Services PGI 18.0%
3.4% Ultimate Software Group Inc. ULTI 39.1%
3.2% Medidata Solutions Inc. MDSO 19.5%
2.7% NetSuite Inc. N 16.7%
2.6% SPS Commerce Inc. SPSC 30.4%
2.5% Workday WDAY 0.9%
2.2% Cvent CVT 1.9%
2.0% Athenahealth Inc. ATHN 13.2%
1.0% ServiceNow NOW 39.5%
0.9% Zendesk Inc ZEN 17.9%
23.2% Virtualization 2.0%
14.0% VMware Inc. VMW 10.9%
9.2% Citrix Systems Inc. CTXS 11.4%
9.6% Data Centers 28.7%
5.7% CyrusOne Inc CONE 28.7%
2.6% DuPont Fabros Technology Inc. DFT 15.4%
1.3% CoreSite Realty COR 55.9%
8.2% Hosting 1.9%
6.3% Equinix Inc (New) EQIX --
1.0% 21Vianet Group Inc. VNET 28.4%
0.9% Rackspace Hosting Inc. RAX 12.7%
7.7% Data Networking 12.7%
5.1% F5 Networks Inc. FFIV 19.4%
2.7% Mellanox Technologies Ltd. MLNX 0.0%
7.7% Storage 20.9%
6.7% NetApp Inc. NTAP 18.1%
1.0% Violin Memory VMEM 40.1%
5.9% Service Providers 38.1%
4.1% Akamai Technologies Inc. AKAM 33.1%
1.8% Limelight Networks Inc. LLNW 49.6%