Do Telcos Have Klout In Cloud?

Cloud computing can play an important role in lowering costs for telecom operators and make them more nimble and agile. But the jury is still out whether telcos can compete in the cloud services market. Yet, with traditional revenue streams like voice, messaging and data increasingly being threatened by regulation, competition and over-the-top (OTT) players, […] Read more »

Dutch Enterprise Public Cloud Services Market Size And Forecast

While we are working on developing our market sizing and forecast study for the public cloud, scheduled for release next year, we figured it would be a good idea to give our blog readers a sneak preview. So here goes….. We estimate that Dutch businesses (from very small to very large) will spend €324 million […] Read more »

Computing Deployment Models And Cloud Traceability

In a previous post we talked about balancing computing architecture and operational management choices. We built a model that defined four computing styles: legacy IT, outsourcing, private cloud and public cloud. In a subsequent post we refined this model to include four hybrid solutions: hybrid architecture, hybrid operations, hybrid cloud and hybrid hosting. We introduced […] Read more »

PaaS is the long tail of SaaS

In 2006, Chris Anderson wrote the bestseller “The Long Tail” explaining how the Internet enables an online store to profitably sell small quantities of a large collection of items, a feat that was impossible in the offline retail world. In the world of SaaS, PaaS is the ideal vehicle for enabling a long tail of […] Read more »