Transformation: From Traditional To Digital Economy

The traditional definition of “economy” according to the Oxford Dictionary is “the state of a country or region in terms of the production and consumption of goods and services and the supply of money”. According to Wikipedia, the term “Digital Economy” refers to “an economy that is based on digital technologies. The digital economy is […] Read more »

Vodafone Investing In Industrial Scale Enterprise Platform With Mobile Core

Last week we attended Vodafone’s Enterprise Industry analyst event in London to get an update on Vodafone’s Enterprise strategy. Vodafone Group’s current Enterprise division, headed by Nick Jeffery, was formed in January this year after the Cable & Wireless takeover and has revenues of £12 billion  which is 27% of Vodafone Group’s overall annual revenue. […] Read more »

The Public Cloudscape

Enterprise public cloud services can be segmented into infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and software-as-a-service (SaaS). In a wider context, IaaS, PaaS and SaaS are being supported by digital infrastructure layers and sold either direct or through cloud channels. The picture below provides a value chain view of what we call the Public Cloudscape: This Public […] Read more »

Hyperscale, Hyperconvergence and Hyperappliance

We are at the beginning of a significant shift in system and supplier strategies, where established and acquired Intellectual Property is being used to get closer to a complete offering than the days of the mainframe and Unix minicomputers. These systems differ in being built for the large part on standard components and incorporating some […] Read more »