Box Gains after Activist Investor Takes 7.5% Stake
Box gained over 10% in early market trading on September 4. The stock surged after activist investor Starboard Value revealed that it held a 7.5% stake.
NetApp Stock Plunges on Preliminary Results
NetApp’s (NTAP) shares have fallen 21.3% in the last two trading days after the company announced preliminary results for its first quarter of fiscal 2020.
A Look at the Dropbox’s User Base
Dropbox (DBX) has grown its registered user base by 25% year-over-year to 500 million in 2017 across 180 countries.
What Products Will Dropbox Offer amid Cloud Storage Competition?
Dropbox, a ten-year-old start-up company, has been doing well, which is evident from its more than $1 billion revenue generation in 2017.
Could Oracle’s Stock Price Top $60?
Oracle has more than 400,000 enterprise customers that it can convert from legacy on-premise software to cloud-based software.
Why Box Stock Fell despite Sharp Increase in Revenue
Box (BOX), a cloud storage company, reported its fiscal 2Q18 earnings on Wednesday, August 30.
Is Microsoft’s Deal with Box a Win-Win?
On June 27, Microsoft (MSFT) made a deal with Box (BOX) to partner on cloud computing technology. Microsoft has a significant cloud partner in Box.
How Amazon Chime Could Steal Share from Microsoft’s Skype
Amazon is late to the UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service) market. But Amazon Chime could still carve out a significant share of the market.
How Salesforce’s Quip Buyout Is Fueling Competition in Cloud Space
Salesforce’s Quip acquisition is symbiotic to both the companies.
How Microsoft Office 365 Will Benefit from LinkedIn Acquisition
Microsoft primarily generates its cloud revenues from Office 365, Dynamics CRM, and Azure, its cloud-computing platform.
What Impacted Symantec’s Operating Segments in Fiscal 2016?
In fiscal 2016, Symantec’s Enterprise Security and Consumer Security segments posted revenues of ~$1.9 billion and ~$1.7 billion, respectively. They fell by 7% and 13% on a year-over-year basis.
What’s Symantec’s Expected Performance for Fiscal 4Q16?
Symantec said that although its DLP offerings increased in the low teens, revenue fell 5%. Endpoint protection and DLP are the fastest-growing subsegments of the Enterprise Security business.
Microsoft’s Office 365 Growth Story in Fiscal 3Q16
Microsoft’s (MSFT) Productivity and Business Processes segment encompasses the cloud version of Office, Office 365, and the traditional version of Office.
Will Microsoft’s Office 365 Continue to See Growth in Fiscal 3Q16?
Microsoft generates most of its cloud revenue from Office 365, Dynamics CRM, and Azure.
Office 365 Is Beating Its Peers in the Office Suite Arena
Office 365 usage continued its upward trajectory in 2015. The company was able to close the gap between itself and Salesforce.com.
How Is Microsoft Office 365 Faring in the Office Suite Space?
Considering Office 365’s continued double-digit growth, Microsoft’s strategy regarding its office suite seems to be working well.
BlackBerry Looks to Benefit from Value-Added Services
During the fiscal 2Q16 earnings conference call, BlackBerry’s CEO mentioned that it is trying to focus on value-added services rather than its EMM solution.
What Is the Fate of Data Storage Startups in the Long Term?
A total of 847 startups have emerged in the data storage space between 1978 and 2014. 28% of these startups were acquired and 19% were closed.
Must-know: An analysis of Box’s threats
Box was created due to changes in the way users store and collaborate on files.
Must-know: An analysis of Box’s weaknesses
There’s no shortage of companies offering services similar to what Box offers.
Overview: Box’s financial history and growth model
Operating income has been significantly negative over the last three fiscal years, though the metric has improved over time as percentage of revenue.
Must-know: How does Box make money?
The company states that it has over 34,000 paying organizations registered.
Must-know: A brief overview of Box Inc.
Box has built-in functionality across programs such as Microsoft (or MS) Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, Google Spreadsheets, and Google Docs.