What Should The Hosting Sector Do To Remain Relevant?

We just finished a study on the Dutch hosting sector commissioned by the Dutch Hosting Provider Association (DHPA) and the Dutch Internet Service Provider Association (ISPConnect). Important findings from the study include the following: Half of the surveyed hosters have more than 10 employees The percentage of hosters that hire additional staff is expected to […] Read more »

Hosting Providers #1 Technology Partner of Digital Agencies

We just finished a study on the digital agency market in The Netherlands commissioned by managed hosting provider True and in partnership with online business media & marketing publisher Emerce. 108 respondents of  96 digital agencies within an estimated population of 400 agencies responded to our web survey which covered digital agency distinctive capabilities, core […] Read more »

Location, Location, Location

Do you know where (country, location, hosting partner) your SaaS vendor stores your data? Not all SaaS providers are openly sharing this information. Yet, with the PRISM fallout in full force and Dutch minister of the interior Plasterk narrowly escaping a vote of no confidence this week over collecting and sharing 1.8 million records of […] Read more »

Digital Society Depends On Robust Digital Infrastructure

So much became clear October 1st when a power failure at Easynet’s Schiphol datacenter affected the proper functioning of parts of the traditional, connected and online economy. It took about 1.5 hours before Easynet went public with a tweet and about 11 hours before services were fully restored: We suffered a power failure in our […] Read more »