The 10 Coolest Cloud Startups Of 2015 (So Far)

InsideSales: Overnight Success In A Decade

CEO: David Elkington

While InsideSales has been around for 11 years, the Provo, Utah-based software vendor completed its Series A round only in 2012. In the past year, the company has shot toward the stratosphere after blowing away Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff at Dreamforce in October.

PayPoint Selects Moki to Manage Deployment of Next Generation Point-of-Sale Terminals

Moki, a software platform providing cloud-based management, security and analytics for Customer Facing Devices, today announced that PayPoint, the global leader in payment technologies, has selected Moki’s Total Control system to manage the deployment of its next generation Point-of-Sale terminals in the UK and internationally.

PayPoint – who handle over £14 billion from over 800 million transactions annually for more than 5,500 clients and merchants – has chosen Moki to implement and scale a new generation of industry-grade payment platform terminals. The agreement covers deployment of Moki software to those outlets in PayPoint’s 37,000 strong retail network that need stand-alone terminals and also allows for substantial growth, as needed.

Simplus Raises $4.2M in Seed Round Led By EPIC Ventures

Simplus, a Utah-based SaaS consulting and development firm, has raised $4.2M in a seed round led by EPIC Ventures. Silicon Valley Bank, Infinite Investments, Prelude, Service Provider Capital, Workfront CEO Eric Morgan, SteelBrick CEO Godard Abel, and even some Simplus employees also participated in the round.

Joyent Ready To Run Multi-Tenant Containers Without VMs

Joyent has opened the doors to all comers to try running containerized workloads on its bare metal infrastructure, managed by its Solaris-derived SmartOS operating system. Joyent's Triton Elastic Container service became generally available on Tuesday after the completion of an early access program launched last March 24. 

Effective Practice Management Results in Quality Care for More Patients

Practice managers play a vital behind-the-scenes role in outpatient care. They are responsible for appointment scheduling, clinic and office operations, patient communication, personnel management, coding and billing, medical record management and practice financial management.

Knod Transforms Global Employment Landscape

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Knod today announced that enrollment for its online experience-based employment and learning program is now open in the U.S. for its summer cohort of classes, allowing students to build a professional portfolio with real projects completed for real companies while earning a bachelor’s degree.

HyTrust Raises $33 Million to Cement Leadership Position in Cloud Security

HyTrust Inc., the Cloud Security Automation Company, today announced that it has secured $33 million in new funding, including $8M in venture debt and credit facilities, from a syndicate of venture capital firms and strategic investors. 

Salesforce and Microsoft Invest in InsideSales.com at $1.5B Valuation

InsideSales.com Inc., a member of The Wall Street Journal Billion Dollar Startup Club, pulled itself up the list a few notches by raising another $60 million in an unusual round that includes both  Salesforce.com Inc.  and Microsoft Corp.