Cloud technology has become a catch-all answer to almost any software or business challenge, to the point of being cliché. That’s nice if you’re creating a pitch deck, but if you’re investing your money, you need to crack open that cliché and understand what’s happening.
As companies realize the limits of cloud computing, they’re refocusing on their own private data centers. A recent pullback gives investors an opportunity to buy one of the leaders in making public cloud-private data center computing work well.
Reality has started to set in for the tech sector: growth in the overall online audience has slowed, and the leading players and markets have become entrenched. These trends have left more than a few shareholders and device manufacturers wondering where their sales went. But some markets and companies will mature gracefully—and profitably.
Investors in initial public offerings (IPO) often harbor dreams of windfall profits by buying a winning growth story in its early innings. Nothing stokes investors’ imaginations like a hot tech IPO, but late-stage fundraising rounds have emerged as an alternative source of funding. Mutual funds and other institutional investors have become increasingly active in the private market.
Investors in initial public offerings (IPO) often harbor dreams of windfall profits by buying a winning growth story in its early innings. Nothing stokes investors’ imaginations like a hot tech IPO, but massive changes are underway.
Thus far in 2015, the information technology sector has posted the second-best total return in the S&P 500, lagging only the consumer-discretionary stocks in the index. With an eye toward establishing positions on a correction in the broader market, we highlight some of the most powerful secular growth stories underway in the tech sector.
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