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 »

Where To Next For Systems Infrastructure Vendors?

Vendors of branded systems infrastructure hardware are reaching two major inflection points. First, system architectures are increasingly being sold as converged infrastructure (CI) that packages servers, storage, networking and infrastructure software into a single solution. Second, in order to gain agility, enterprises move away from on-premise solutions and increasingly adopt as-a-service infrastructure (IaaS) deployment options […] Read more »

Expanding The Public Cloud Opportunity: How To Grow Your XaaS Portfolio

The Public Cloud is a segment of the IT industry that we keep under close surveillance. Within our three research themes – Elastic Enterprise, Connected Worker and Partner Ecosystems – the Public Cloud is a major area of focus because it accelerates enterprise elasticity and worker connectivity and disrupts traditional partner ecosystems. When we look […] Read more »