Dutch market for cloud & hosting services grows 5 times faster than the total IT market

The use of cloud-based services in the area of ​​application hosting, web hosting, server platforms, as well as storage, backup, security and workplace automation is growing 5 times faster in the Netherlands compared to the total IT market. This is one of the striking results of a study into the market for cloud and hosting […] Read more »

Why Data Centers and Cloud Providers are Indispensable

More and more industries are changing due to digitalisation. In the primary sectors (agriculture, forestry, fisheries and mining) the importance of sensors and the Internet of Things (IoT) is increasing. Secondary sectors (industry, utilities and construction) are employing digital technologies such as Industry 4.0, IoT, Smart Grid and Building Information Modeling (BIM). The tertiary sector […] Read more »

The Foundation of our Digital Economy

A study into the digital building blocks that enable the data-driven economy Digitalisation is a force that is significantly changing our economy. We are increasingly dependent on online services. The infrastructure of networks, data centers and cloud providers that enables these services plays a crucial role but is largely hidden from view. There is insufficient […] Read more »

State of the Dutch Cloud

METISfiles recently presented on the state of the Dutch cloud at a press lunch organised by Lubbers De Jong and Rubrik. Our Cloudscore (see Figure above) looks at the current state of cloud demand, supply and infrastructure  and scores segments on a five point cloud maturity/adoption scale depending on how segments perform versus the average: […] Read more »