Google and VMware Kick Off Hybrid Cloud Alliance Frenzy

Last year we predicted 2015 will be a pivotal year for hybrid InterCloud alliances. On cue, Google and VMware kicked off this year’s alliance frenzy by announcing an agreement to integrate selected Google Cloud Platform services into vCloud Air. To date, Google has been trailing behind Amazon, Microsoft and IBM in both worldwide public cloud […] Read more »

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Restructuring Plan Will Not Solve KPN’s Problems

The business market is the Achilles heel of KPN Netherlands and KPN IT Solutions is the Achilles heel of KPN Business. Between Q1 2013 and Q3 2014 KPN Netherlands lost a cumulative amount of € 182 million in revenues of which 35% can be attributed to KPN’s consumer division and 65% (€ 118 million) to […] Read more »

Vodafone and the Enterprise Cloud

We recently talked to Vodafone at their 2014 enterprise analyst summit. Enterprise is an important segment for Vodafone. The enterprise share of group service revenue has increased from 23% in 2012 to 27% in 2014 totalling £ 10.7B; 77% of 2014 enterprise revenues can be attributed to wireless and 33% to fixed (source: annual report […] Read more »

2015 Will Be A Very Interesting Year for Hybrid InterClouds

Local cloud and hosting providers increasingly seek alliances with global cloud suppliers. Global cloud suppliers increasingly seek local presence and open up private links to their infrastructure. Data centre providers are the new cloud hubs that bring global and local clouds together. There is plenty going on in Europe at the moment. Global cloud suppliers […] Read more »