Global spend on cloud-based integration platforms to touch $3.7bn by 2018
Clearing away all the cloud hype in 2013
It’s been decades-long in coming, but the bulk of hype around cloud computing could be gone by the end of 2013, thanks to a steady maturation of the underlying technology and more sophisticated IT use.
This is good news for companies hoping to a make the leap from local servers to managed stacks.
Terms of endearment
“Enterprise cloud” carries the lion’s share amount of hype, and has for the past few years, says
Is the age of the digital enterprise upon us?
Matthew Smith, UK director of business solutions, Software AG
Analyst houses IDC and Gartner are of the same mind: the age of the Digital Enterprise is upon us.
In IDC’s view: “For the past several years, the IT industry’s transition to the Third Platform, built on mobile computing, cloud services, social networking and big data analytics technologies, has dominated the annual Predictions…for 2013, IDC predicts the transition to the Third Platform will shift into high gear, as the...
Why cloud computing is accelerating in the enterprise
Cloud one of the five IT “game-changers” in latest survey
Communications provider CommScope has released a report, entitled the 2013 Global Enterprise Survey, to assess which aspects of IT were changing the paradigm for organisations around the world – and found that cloud computing and enterprise mobility were the biggest tickets on the list.
The research, which is taken every three years and gathered over 1100 responses from 63 countries in five continents, found the top five disruptive IT forces as enterprise mobility, cloud services, 40Gb and 100Gb...
Gartner predicts the death of the traditional sourcing model by 2015
Gartner’s been gazing at its crystal ball again, and has forecast that service-led solutions – software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and so forth – will displace more traditional sourcing methods by 2015.
The analyst house stresses that IT companies need to “bridge legacy offerings and new services”, again pointing a future to the cloud for service providers.
And cloud services appear to be growing at a much quicker rate...
Gartner predicts infrastructure services will accelerate cloud computing growth
IT jobs recovering faster than after dot-com bubble thanks to cloud
The bursting of the dot-com bubble left a long and lingering scar on the IT industry for many years.
Some would argue, rather successfully, that the industry never fully recovered after the 2001 implosion of an industry that had been propped up by the mad dash to prevent Y2K from changing life as we had come to know it.
Once disaster had been averted and the frantic race to the finish line was over, companies that had been spending big and living large suddenly had little money coming back into the business...