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Hannover Messe: Companies are Getting Ready for the Industrial Internet

Posted on May 8, 2017

Hannover Messe is blossoming into a performance show for innovation in the manufacturing segment. The overall signs point towards a holistic Industrial Internet approach which goes beyond a mere focus on manufacturing as re...

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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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Et si l'on commençait par simplifier l'essentiel ?

Posted on September 5, 2016

Vous n'en avez pas assez d’entendre parler à longueur de journée de « transformation numérique », comme si d’un claquement de doigt, un miracle pouvait venir sauver votre activité ou faire exploser les compteurs ? Car de quoi parlons-nous au fond ? De magie noire, de rédemption, d’une potion magique ? Et si nous vous proposions juste une ...

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Ungenutztes Potenzial: Prozesseffizienz steigern mit elektronischen Signaturen

Posted on September 2, 2016

PAC hat im Rahmen einer von DocuSign in Auftrag gegebenen Studie die Rolle der elektronischen Signatur bei der Reduzierung von Papier als Teil von Digitalisierungsinitiativen deutscher Firmen analysiert.

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Takeover accomplished – what the merger of Diebold and Wincor Nixdorf means for German retailers

Posted on August 26, 2016

A few days ago, Diebold Nixdorf officially began business. Resulting from the merger of the banking IT specialists Diebold and Wincor Nixdorf, the company has great promise. To some, however, the future of the former Wincor Nixdorf retail operations appears uncertain.

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IBM is looking for ways to lead ERP into the cognitive era

Posted on August 26, 2016

Cognitive computing is IBM's new mantra. The vendor intends to make meaningful use of cognitive technologies within processes that are driven by business applications. Such solutions can help improve and speed up decision-making, increase automation and reduce costs. In addition, cognitive intelligence is integrated into service delivery.

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