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Munich is becoming the IIoT innovation hub

Posted on April 13, 2017

While Berlin has developed a vibrant start-up scene and has become an innovation hub for digital technologies and business models largely in the context of digital customer experience, the Munich area has more recently sta...

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Cloud Collaboration: AWS and VMWare Strike Groundbreaking Partnership

Posted on October 19, 2016

Amazon’s newfound friendship with VMWare opens up the lucrative cloud market for the infrastructure services company by broadening its appeal to companies looking to combine data centre resources with AWS’ public cloud services in ‘hybrid cloud’ scenarios. 

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BearingPoint bets on Digital Ecosystem Management to drive €1bn sales target

Posted on October 18, 2016

PAC recently attended BearingPoint’s Digital Ecosystem Management Summit in London to get some more insight into the strategy behind its "€1bn by 2020" ambition. The key takeaway of the DEM Summit was that BearingPoint bets on Digital Ecosystem Management as its key offering crucial to its growth ambition. DEM is all about helping customers ...

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Die „neue Citrix“: Auf Kurs in Richtung Workspace IoT

Posted on October 18, 2016

Citrix Systems befindet sich nach turbulenten Monaten wieder in ruhigerem Fahrwasser. Dafür spricht nicht nur die deutliche Steigerung bei Umsatz und Gewinn, wie in den letzten Quartalsberichten ausgewiesen. Noch wichtiger, weil nachhaltig: Citrix präsentiert sich (wieder) mit einer klaren, zukunftsgerichteten Strategie rund um den Digital ...

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IoT testing and the quest for a cup of tea

Posted on October 14, 2016

Nothing should stand between an Englishman and his cup of tea – not even the Internet of Things.

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Atos wins £250m BPS deal with Aegon

Posted on October 11, 2016

Atos has secured a landmark 13-year, £250m business process services deal with life and pensions (L&P) provider Aegon.

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Tech Mahindra’s bold acquisitions point to an interesting future

Posted on October 10, 2016

Tech Mahindra is an efficient, go-ahead business that along with its fellow Indian rivals, is slowly challenging the established US hegemony in IT Services. So what is it doing buying up world famous automotive design house Pininfarina? 

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Red Hat Adapting to Cloud-Centric World

Posted on October 10, 2016

Red Hat, like any company or person trying to change, is its greatest competition. The Raleigh, North Carolina-based company has built strong infrastructure subscription, training and consulting businesses based on the Linux operating system primarily.

However, the cloud has given Red Hat the impetus to change despite the fact it’s running ...

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AI and automation – the new ALM battlegrounds

Posted on October 7, 2016

PAC will shortly publish a series of profiles looking at the world’s leading providers of application lifecycle management services and it is fascinating to see how much the market has changed in the last five years.

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Citrix Poised For Bounceback with Microsoft Partnership

Posted on October 5, 2016

Will the leadership changes and a new strategic direction reignite Citrix’s growth prospects?

PAC analysts recently attended the company’s recent event in Santa Clara, California, where senior management talked up its renaissance in the wake of an annus horribilus that was 2015.

Last year, Citrix cut 1,000 jobs, spun off its ‘GoTo’ ...

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Ne l'appelez plus jamais e-commerce !

Posted on October 3, 2016

En plus de l’e-commerce et du m-commerce, il y a aujourd’hui une diversité de moyens de paiement dits « In-Store ».

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L'Intelligence Artificielle n'est pas un buzzword

Posted on October 3, 2016

L’Intelligence Artificielle est une science comme les autres et non l’un de ces mots utilisés à tort et à travers pour faire parler dans les diners mondains.

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Internet exchange points: a key link of the Internet value chain

Posted on September 30, 2016

Digital transformation is the future for many companies and it is a future that is based on the Internet’s long value chain, with all its risks and weaknesses. Interconnection is a crucial but fragile aspect of the Internet because few players have sufficient investment capacity to meet the challenge of supporting the entire digital value ...

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Consolidation continues in Salesforce partner ecosystem

Posted on September 29, 2016

As Salesforce held its annual Dreamforce customer event in San Francisco this week, the consolidation in its services partner ecosystem continued apace.

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The Cloud Foundry Summit in Frankfurt - How businesses resume control of their IT with open source

Posted on September 28, 2016

Last spring I went to Austin to the Open Stack Summit, and I was quite surprised how important open source is for cloud infrastructures, especially in a digital environment. As we at PAC have been evangelizing the market about this topic for nearly fifteen years, I wanted to know if this was also the case with the middleware layers. And here ...

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Two indispensable partners: Bosch integrates its IoT platform into SAP HANA

Posted on September 23, 2016

Bosch and SAP are partnering in the field of IoT. SAP HANA will be integrated into Bosch's IoT Cloud and IoT microservices will be made available for the SAP HANA Cloud Platform. From Bosch's point of view, the cooperation does not come as a surprise.

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IBM Remains Atop The EMEA IaaS Rankings

Posted on September 23, 2016

IBM finished atop the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) infrastructure-as-a-service regional market for the second straight year thanks to a variety of factors including the breadth of its cloud portfolio, expertise in cloud migration and the sheer number of data centres it operates.
 

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DSAG: New business models require innovation beyond traditional SAP ERP software

Posted on September 21, 2016

SAP customers from the German-speaking countries gathered in Nuremberg for their annual meeting “DSAG Jahreskongress” to discuss how they should develop their business and their ERP software to align them with their digital strategies.

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IBM stays top of European cloud services rankings

Posted on September 15, 2016

PAC has just published its latest annual rankings of the largest cloud-related consulting and system integrators in the EMEA region – and IBM continues to set the pace.

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Content-Management – wichtige Disziplin zur digitalen Fitness von Unternehmen

Posted on September 12, 2016

Eine Studie von PAC, Star Storage und und Hitachi Data Systems analysiert, wie deutsche Firmen ihre dokumentgestützten Prozesse durch Digitalisierung aufwerten und effizienter gestalten. Im Kern geht es um die Nutzung von Soft­ware für das digitale Content-Management.

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A summer of progress in digital insurance

Posted on September 9, 2016

The European insurance sector has historically dragged its heels in terms of digital transformation, but as we have covered in other blogs, momentum seems to be picking up in 2016.

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