PaaS market to hit $6.5bn by 2016, says new report
The platform as a service (PaaS) market is expected to reach $6.45bn by 2016 and grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of almost 50%, with application infrastructure and middleware PaaS expected to grow the fastest. That’s the big takeaway from analysts TechNavio, having published a report entitled Global Platform as a Service Market 2012-2016.
Is Adobe embracing the cloud a sign of the times?
Adobe, at the annual “MAX” event, has completely re-branded the companies most well-known Creative products which consists of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and Premiere Pro. Each will now gain a CC moniker (e.g. Photoshop CC) which represents “Creative Cloud”.
Clearing away all the cloud hype in 2013
The bulk of hype around cloud computing could - and should - be gone by the end of 2013, thanks to a steady maturation of the underlying technology and more sophisticated IT use
Companies spending less on office space thanks to cloud
The overlap between cloud computing and enterprise mobility is becoming ever more pronounced. And according to a new survey from Rackspace Hosting, the proliferation of cloud computing, and mobilising workforces means that companies are likely to spend far less on office space.
Advanced analytics and data storage: You can’t use what you can’t see
There is currently quite a buzz around the concept of advanced analytics, as organisations look to predict future outcomes more effectively, based on a detailed understanding of what has actually happened in the past rather than testing theoretical hypotheses based on statistical analysis. Put simply, the better the analysis, the better-informed decisions will be around anticipating – and responding effectively to - future demand.
Cloud and data explosion among big trends for enterprise IT, says survey
Cloud computing is one of the biggest trends facing enterprise IT departments today, according to a quarter of respondents in the latest NaviSite survey. Slashed budgets was the top trend according to 31% of those surveyed, with data explosion (25%) rounding off the top three.
The growth of cloud block storage: Building blocks in the cloud
Cloud block storage is a new way of thinking about how you store files and organise content. It allows you to abstract your infrastructure away from the implementation details specifying what hardware and operating system you need to manage to host the files your applications and organisation use.
What government is teaching us about cloud email
When it comes to cloud computing, government's on the forefront, particularly when it comes to cloud-based email. Public sector organizations should be paying close attention: it's not as easy as many think.
Is the age of the digital enterprise upon us?
Analyst houses IDC and Gartner are of the same mind: the age of the Digital Enterprise is upon us. As these elements of cloud, social, mobile and information come together, it does look as though this year will witness a radical change in the way we work and do business, both individually and collectively. So, as businesses, we must ask ourselves whether we can survive if we are not digital.
Experience key to exploiting cloud value, says new report
Albert Einstein once said that the only source of knowledge is experience. And in terms of cloud computing, the latest report from RightScale, subtitled “How cloud maturity unlocks cloud value” emphasises that to a tee. The key theme running through the research was that the more time you spend on cloud, the more revenue you'll get out of it in the long run.