Cover StoryAs cloud becomes an indispensable tool for enterprises to have an advantage over their competitors, enterprises across industries and regions are experimenting with—and benefiting from— digital transformation using cloud. We are at a crossroad where digital transformation matters more than any other strategic imperative for firms globally, and its apposite is greater in the U.S, as the region is home to the world’s largest tech formulation. Even though organizations are moving further into hybrid and multi-cloud environments—cloud adoption barriers remain the same. Harnessing the cloud for digital transformation isn’t as easy as it may seem. However, by adopting the right approaches to technology and bringing fresh thinking to organizational factors, organizations can achieve great results. Being world’s largest IT exporters, especially to the West, Indian entrepreneurs in the U.S are carving a niche as optimal cloud solution providers. These organizations bring in significant solutions— leveraging cloud technology and with their unbiased assistance for apt technology decisions. However, every category of enterprises is likely to benefit from these entrepreneurs—enabling small companies to compete on a same level with the bigger enterprises, with their optimum cloud adoption strategies and solutions. Companies should recognize the tactical benefits of public cloud cost savings and innovation, as well as the value of being able to establish a strategic foundation for future applications—especially digital business transformation. With cloud rapidly altering the IT landscape and companies allocating huge shares of their revenues for upcoming cloud innovations, it is vital for organizations who are considering digital transformation to pay attention to what is happening with cloud. In this edition of siliconindia, we bring you the list of “Top 10 Cloud Solutions Providers-2017.” These enterprises have shown their worth by bringing in optimal solutions for the cloud demands. The list is compiled by an eminent panel comprising of accomplished Indian-origin CEOs & CIOs of public companies, VCs, analysts, along with the siliconindia’s editorial board. We hope it helps simplify your cloud requirements.
Abhishek Shankar, Vice President, Industry Head Life Sciences Americas, HCL Technologies
Ashish Chona, SVP- Software Solutions, ORBCOMM
Raj Bhavsar, CTO, ConnectYourCare
Nav Athwal, CEO, Realty shares
Ravi Viswanathan, General Partner, New Enterprise Associates
Prasad Raj, CEO, Nanotherapeutics Inc.
Sundeep Peechu, Managing Director, Felicis Venture
Radhika Shah, Co-President Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs Advisor Sustainable Development Goals Philanthropy Platform Ashit Patel Director, Software
Rahul Kumar, VP, TransLoc
Soorya Kuloor, CTO, Advanced Grid Analytics, Landis+Gyr