Majority of German Cloud Providers Do Not Offer Online Ordering And Onboarding

Only 38% of the top 200 German cloud providers in our most recent cloudscape offer online ordering and onboarding. Worst offenders? HRM and communications providers. Best in class? Time management providers. Check out the graph below to find out how other categories perform. Providers that have a hosting partner are much more likely to offer […] Read more »

Five Out Of Six German SaaS Vendors Hosted In Germany

Of the 149 SaaS vendors we identified in our German Cloudscape, 50% operate their own infrastructure. The other 50% partner with a hosting provider. More than 80% of those have their production site hosted inside Germany (see Figure below). The most popular hosting partners for German SaaS vendors are Hetzner (15%), Host Europe (12%),  Amazon […] Read more »

Top 200 German Public Cloud Providers

IT industry analyst firm The METISfiles has released the inaugurate version of the German Public Cloudscape. Designed to highlight the local German SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS provider ecosystem, the German Cloudscape provides a snapshot of who the most important German cloud providers are and in which cloud segments and categories they specialize. Version 1.0 visualizes […] Read more »

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 »