AWS Berlin Summit 2018 – What Builders Need!

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AWS Berlin Summit 2018 – What Builders Need!

Posted on June 18, 2018

This year's AWS Berlin Summit took place under the motto "What Builders need". That AWS is particularly appealing to developer communities is not surprising in itself. The target group being addressed was also clearly reflected in the commun...

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AWS Berlin Summit 2018 - What Builders Need!

Posted on June 15, 2018

Der diesjährige AWS Berlin Summit stand unter dem Motto “What Builders Need”. Dass AWS vor allem die Developer Communities anspricht, ist per se nicht überraschend. Die angesprochene Zielgruppe spiegelte sich auch klar in der anwesenden Community wider, die wenigen Teilnehmer im traditionellen Business Look fielen auf. Dies soll aber ...

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IBM @CeBIT: Addressing the Cloud with Security

Posted on June 12, 2018

On the first day of CeBIT (June 11-15, 2018), IBM announced new offerings for cloud computing trying to catch up and eventually lead.

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Open Stack Summit in Vancouver: maturity and diversity

Posted on May 23, 2018

Maturity and diversity are some of the key promises of the Open Stack Summit in Vancouver, where I arrived on Sunday.

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Citrix auf der Synergy 2018: Vom VDI-Spezialisten zum Unified-Workspace-Provider

Posted on May 16, 2018

Der als VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure)-Spezialist bekannte Software-Anbieter Citrix stellte auf seiner diesjährigen Anwenderkonferenz eine neue Produktstrategie vor, die den Entwicklungen im Cloud- und Digital-Workplace-Segment Rechnung trägt. Citrix präsentierte eine Cloud-Plattform für ein „Unified-Workspace“-Management, ...

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IoT platform vendors are reviewing their current positionings and partnerships – hyperscalers on the rise

Posted on May 14, 2018

I'd like to present some quick insights into IoT platforms gained at the recent Hannover Messe 2018. It was in fact highly interesting to observe all the movement in the market, amongst other things complete repositionings and the emergence of exciting new partnerships.

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Hybrid-Cloud-Lösungen - schon im Mittelstand angekommen?

Posted on May 9, 2018

Software-Anwendungen und IT-Infrastrukturen kaufen oder aus der Cloud mieten? Und wenn Cloud, dann welche: Public, Private oder Hybrid? Für den sanften Einstieg in die Cloud-Technologien bietet sich die Nutzung einer Hybrid-Cloud an – also einer Cloud-Lösung in Kombination mit im Unternehmen betriebenen Technologien. Doch was für den einen ...

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Your AI Friday - 1111

Posted on April 30, 2018

Each Friday we present selected links to the latest news from the marvelous world of artificial intelligence (AI).

 

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Your AI Friday - 1110

Posted on April 20, 2018

Each Friday we present selected links to the latest news from the marvelous world of artificial intelligence (AI).

 

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Tracking the evolution of Multicloud

Posted on March 5, 2018

In Service Provider and Vendor circles, multicloud is no longer a shocking idea. But at a time when many organizations are still struggling to make a success of their first cloud projects, do multiple different clouds really make sense?

 

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The software market in Switzerland: key trends and providers

Posted on January 23, 2018

The software market in Switzerland is being transformed by trends such as “as-a-service” offerings as well as the increasing significance of security and analytics. Simultaneously, local software providers are gaining momentum, particularly in the area of banking solutions.  

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New PAC RADAR series: "Leading Suppliers of SaaS Implementation and Integration Services in Europe"

Posted on December 20, 2017

For its brandnew PAC RADAR series on SaaS implementation and integration services in Europe, PAC has evaluated the leading providers of SaaS-related services in Europe in a total of nine different PAC RADAR reports; the focus has been put on C&SI services for the major SaaS platforms with the most established ecosystems of services and ...

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The long and winding road that leads to Digital Transformation

Posted on December 18, 2017

2017 was inescapably the year of Digital Transformation - since it featured heavily at every conference we’ve attended, formed part of many vendor briefings, and appeared in almost every article we read. Judging from of the wall-to-wall vendor focus on Digital Transformation as a key marketing theme, you could be forgiven for thinking that ...

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Tendances 2018 : plus d'intelligence et d'automatisation

Posted on December 5, 2017

Le numérique reste un sujet prédominant dans le programme des DSI pour l'année à venir. Ce concept a déjà fait couler beaucoup d'encre et suscité de nombreuses discussions. Bon nombre d'entreprises ont déjà lancé des projets et augmenté leur budget numérisation de manière significative. Pourtant, il est clair qu'il reste encore beaucoup à ...

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Huawei – a hidden force in European cloud

Posted on December 5, 2017

Some weeks back PAC attended Huawei’s Eco-connect Europe 2017 event, and although the company’s expertise spans many interesting areas including 5G and IoT, this author’s interest was squarely on their cloud activity.  The big picture in Europe is truly impressive – the company is aiming to rival the hyperscalers in some markets, and all ...

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Dreamforce: Details enrich the Salesforce platform in various respects

Posted on November 20, 2017

At its annual Dreamforce mega event in San Francisco, Salesforce presented a number of enrichments and expansions for the various components of its cloud platform. This includes Einstein Analytics as well as the integration of its solutions.

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Google is using SAP as a tool to get GDPR trust

Posted on November 16, 2017

Google is expanding its presence in enterprises beyond the classic advertising business. Cloud offerings are being pushed and new partnerships (e.g. with Walmart) are moving into focus.

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Veolia et Décathlon optent pour le "full Cloud" chez AWS

Posted on November 9, 2017

Entre des grands groupes qui décident de basculer toute leur IT ou presque sur le Cloud et des entreprises pour lesquelles on ressent encore le besoin de faire de l’évangélisation, l’écart est immense. AWS a néanmoins tenté l’exercice hier, lors d’un AWS Transformation Day. Cette édition parisienne d’une série de conférence utilisateurs ...

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Cloud Foundry Summit 2017 in Basel, Switzerland, on October 11-12, 2017

Posted on October 12, 2017

Cloud Foundry is one of the liveliest open source projects around today. It provides a comprehensive multi-cloud application platform as a service (PaaS) governed by the Cloud Foundry Foundation. The foundation was established in 2015 as an independent not-for-profit organization. The best-known software piece besides Cloud Foundry is BOSH, ...

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Cornerstone is pushing employee experience with its HCM suites

Posted on October 9, 2017
The provider of cloud-based solutions for human capital management has started out as a specialist in the field of learning, an area that is still key for its business. Now Cornerstone wants to grow with a more comprehensive HCM approach that comprises suites for employee performance, recruiting, learning and human resources management. ...

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Vodafone: “a cloud that can” from a company with a plan

Posted on October 6, 2017

PAC recently attended a cloud briefing with Vodafone, to understand its strategy and direction on cloud where to date the company's initiatives have seemed far less visible than many of its competitors.  Vodafone is keen to challenge these perceptions, and the company’s vision of its future, known as “Gigabit Vodafone for the Gigabit ...

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