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September 3, 2021

Twitter round-up: Jeff Barr’s tweet on Netflix’s new open-source software the most popular tweet in Q2 2021

By GlobalData Technology

Verdict lists five of the most popular tweets on cloud computing in Q2 2021 based on data from GlobalData’s Influencer Platform.

The top tweets were chosen from influencers as tracked by GlobalData’s Influencer Platform, which is based on a scientific process that works on pre-defined parameters. Influencers are selected after a deep analysis of the influencer’s relevance, network strength, engagement, and leading discussions on new and emerging trends.

The most popular tweets on cloud computing in Q2 2021: Top five

1. Jeff Barr’s tweet on Netflix’s new open-source software

Jeff Barr, vice president and chief evangelist at Amazon Web Services (AWS), a cloud computing services provider, shared an article on ConsoleMe, a new web service from entertainment services provider Netflix. The service provides easy credential management and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) permissions for end-users and cloud administrators.

ConsoleMe’s command-line interface (CLI) named Weep supports five ways to locally serve AWS credentials. The service enables cloud administrators to natively manage IAM roles and multiple users in a single interface. It also allows users to access the cloud resources with a single click.

Username: Jeff Barr

Twitter handle: @jeffbarr

Likes: 269

Retweets: 68

2. Kelsey Hightower’s tweet on the deployment of Vault on Cloud Run

Kelsey Hightower, principal engineer at Google Cloud, the cloud services platform of Google, shared a tutorial on how software company HashiCorp’s encryption and secrets management tool Vault can be deployed on Google’s Cloud Run, a managed serverless compute platform.

Vault needs to be deployed in a highly secure environment to ensure consistent access to secrets and credentials. Cloud Run can be used to store and protect Vault’s data and minimise operational complexity as infrastructure management is entrusted to the cloud provider.

Username: Kelsey Hightower

Twitter handle: @kelseyhightower

Likes: 217

Retweets: 25

3. Michael Dell’s tweet on VMware Cloud solution

Michael Dell, CEO of technology company Dell Technologies, shared an article on the emergence of distributed multi-cloud services that enable applications to be deployed across multiple public clouds and offer a unified model for security. VMware Cloud, a multi-cloud solution provided by cloud computing company VMware, is one such solution designed for multi-cloud environment.

VMware Cloud provides the optimal environment to run traditional and modern applications, while enabling providers to have centralised management and governance to moderate multiple operations effecively. The solution is helping organisations in reducing operational costs and driving digital transformation amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Username: Michael Dell

Twitter handle: @MichaelDell

Likes: 187

Retweets: 48

4. Antonio Grasso’s tweet on IBM Power System’s multi-cloud strategy

Antonio Grasso, founder and CEO of Digital Business Innovation, a consulting firm focused on digital transformation, shared an infographic on how a hybrid cloud strategy can be deployed using International Business Machines’ (IBM) Power Systems servers. The servers offer users the flexibility to choose the cloud consumption models they want to deploy in the premises and in the public cloud. They also enable the deployment of services provided by business software solutions provider SAP, including the SAP HANA database management services.

Furthermore, the IBM Power Virtual Servers provide global access to users. The servers also enable easy management of the hybrid cloud and modernisation of AIX Unix and IBM i® operating system applications.

Username: Antonio Grasso

Twitter handle: @antgrasso

Likes: 115

Retweets: 82

5. Ronald van Loon’s tweet on the role of cloud in business transformation

Ronald van Loon, CEO and principal analyst at Intelligent World, an influencer network that connects businesses and influencers to new audiences, shared an article on how cloud technology can play a key role in business transformation. Cloud architecture helps in modernising information technology architecture and facilitates the migration from legacy systems, states the article.

Organisations need to plan and execute technology adoption along with a cloud strategy to gain maximum returns from their technology investments. Cloud also provides organisations with the flexibility to ensure business continuity and mitigate the challenges and risks associated with new data initiatives, acccording to the article.

Username: Ronald van Loon

Twitter handle: @Ronald_vanLoon

Retweets: 40

Likes: 51

Verdict deals analysis methodology

This analysis considers only announced and completed artificial intelligence deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Country and industry are defined according to the headquarters and dominant industry of the target firm. The term ‘acquisition’ refers to both completed deals and those in the bidding stage.

GlobalData tracks real-time data concerning all merger and acquisition, private equity/venture capital and asset transaction activity around the world from thousands of company websites and other reliable sources.

More in-depth reports and analysis on all reported deals are available for subscribers to GlobalData’s deals database.

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