April 12, 2016 by Jon Aren't Draper

Coolest Cloud Software Vendors For 2016

You can have all the infrastructure and platforms in the cloud you want. But let’s face it; it’s the cloud computing applications that people use to get real work done. From applications for finance and marketing, to business intelligence and analysis software, to tools for managing IT systems and mobile devices, cloud-based software is what brings everyday users into the cloud picture.

Here are 20 cloud software vendors — from established companies such as SAP and NetSuite to startups such as Domo and CognitiveScale — that caught our attention. Some are cool because of their leading-edge technology while others achieve “coolness” through their success in bringing cloud software to a wide audience of users.

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