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The IT department does not die out – But it will have to change

Recently an article in the english Computerworld got the circuit in which the assumption was made, that by the end of this decade the IT department could disappear. T-Systems‘ Ingo Notthoff subsequently debates on the question at Facebook, „If the IT departement to die out.“ I’ve clearly answered that they will not die out, but […]

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The cloud computing market in Germany 2013

The significance of cloud computing continues to increase in Germany. If you believe in local market researchers the interest in on-demand services continues unabated and is even increasing steadily. The same can be said for the vendor side. Periodically, new services or even providers appear on the market. In particular, the software-as-a-service (SaaS) market is […]

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Infrastructure is commodity! Vertical services are the future of the cloud.

In 2014, the infrastructure-as-a-service market expects a total revenue of estimated $6 billion worldwide. A good reason to try its luck in this cloud segment. Numerous providers have jumped on this train in recent years and try to catch market share from the top dog Amazon Web Services (AWS). No easy task, since the innovation […]

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Cloud Rockstar 2013: Netflix is ​​the undisputed king of cloud computing

I think it is time to ennobling a company for its work in the cloud. Unlike to what one might imagine now, it is not one of the providers. No! Even though it’s the providers that create the capabilities, it’s the customers who ultimately make something out of it and show the general public the […]

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Salesforce Customer Company Tour 13: Salesforce is using the cloud as a tool for the maximum interconnection

At once with a new self-created claim to be a „customer company“, Salesforce changed the name of their customer event „Cloudforce“ to „Customer Company Tour 13 (CCT13)“. And the CCT13 has shown the name fits, both the claim and the name of the event. Instead of letting Salesforce employees do the work predominantly, satisfied customer […]

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Missed SpotCloud: Deutsche Börse Cloud Exchange is not the industry-first, vendor-neutral cloud marketplace

I already pointed out in my comment on the cloud marketplace from the Deutsche Börse, that this is not the first marketplace of its kind and Reuven Cohen in 2010 was much earlier with SpotCloud. After I read across the press, I have to say that the „Deutsche Börse Cloud Exchange“ want to be something […]

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Free GigaOM Research analysts webinar on July 9 about the future of cloud computing in Europe

Anyone who is interested in the future of cloud computing in Europe should register for the international GigaOM Pro analysts webinar on July 9. Moderated by Jo Maitland, Jon Collins, George Anadiotis and I will talk about the opportunities and challenges of the cloud in Europe and countries such as Germany or the UK, thus […]

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The Deutsche Börse starts its own cloud marketplace to care for standardization and more trust in the cloud

At the beginning of 2014, the Deutsche Börse will step into the area of cloud marketplaces and offer their own broker for infrastructure-as-a-service under the brand „Deutsche Börse Cloud Exchange AG“. As the basis technology, the company relies on the German cloud management provider Zimory with which they also founded a joint venture. Independent cloud […]

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