Welcome to Episode 39 of the Cloud Wars Horizon Minute — featuring news and commentary hosted by Acceleration Economy analyst Tom Smith. Each episode provides insights into one or more Innovation Accelerators on the Cloud Wars Horizon. This episode touches on a startup called Rising Cloud that performs multi-cloud orchestration and uses AI to deliver high performance, positioning itself as an alternative to the Big 3 Cloud providers.
01:25 — Its message may resonate better than ever in a shaky economy where every penny going out the door is under scrutiny. Its AI-based multi-cloud orchestration software duplicates customers’ code across the — currently four — cloud providers that it works with for reliability and uptime.
02:00 — The company’s AI engine determines the resources needed for specific functions and allocates those resources. It also predicts when they will be needed and tees up in advance.
02:30 — Because it’s not built on the hypervisor model, applications benefit from bare-metal performance, and the company maintains it will deliver a 60% or more performance boost. One of its two pricing models pays it a 25% cut of the savings it realizes for customers.
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