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Rene Buest

Rene Buest is Gartner Analyst covering Infrastructure Services & Digital Operations. Prior to that he was Director of Technology Research at Arago, Senior Analyst and Cloud Practice Lead at Crisp Research, Principal Analyst at New Age Disruption and member of the worldwide Gigaom Research Analyst Network. Rene is considered as top cloud computing analyst in Germany and one of the worldwide top analysts in this area. In addition, he is one of the world’s top cloud computing influencers and belongs to the top 100 cloud computing experts on Twitter and Google+. Since the mid-90s he is focused on the strategic use of information technology in businesses and the IT impact on our society as well as disruptive technologies.

Rene Buest is the author of numerous professional technology articles. He regularly writes for well-known IT publications like Computerwoche, CIO Magazin, LANline as well as Silicon.de and is cited in German and international media – including New York Times, Forbes Magazin, Handelsblatt, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Wirtschaftswoche, Computerwoche, CIO, Manager Magazin and Harvard Business Manager. Furthermore Rene Buest is speaker and participant of experts rounds. He is founder of CloudUser.de and writes about cloud computing, IT infrastructure, technologies, management and strategies. He holds a diploma in computer engineering from the Hochschule Bremen (Dipl.-Informatiker (FH)) as well as a M.Sc. in IT-Management and Information Systems from the FHDW Paderborn.

Figure: The Hotel California Effect – Big Internet Companies Build Their Own General AIs.

By on September 11, 2017 in Strategy
Figure: The Hotel California Effect – Big Internet Companies Build Their Own General AIs.

The Hotel California Effect – Big Internet Companies Build Their Own General AIs.

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Figure: Artificial Intelligence Technology Landscape

By on August 18, 2017 in Strategy
Figure: Artificial Intelligence Technology Landscape

Artificial Intelligence Technology Landscape

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AnalystCast Episode 1 with Holger Mueller (Constellation Research)

By on August 15, 2017 in Analyst Cast
AnalystCast Episode 1 with Holger Mueller (Constellation Research)

In the first episode of “AnalystCast”, Rene Buest (Analyst POV) is speaking with Holger Mueller (Constellation Research) mainly about the differences of digitization between the United States and Europe. In doing so, they are discussing the state of digitization and what impact emerging technologies like artificial intelligence have on the strategies of organizations worldwide.

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Figure: AI-defined Infrastructure in a Nutshell

By on August 14, 2017 in IT-Infrastructure
Figure: AI-defined Infrastructure in a Nutshell

AI-defined Infrastructure in a Nutshell

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Interview: Current State of Artificial Intelligence for Marketing Professionals

By on July 7, 2017 in Strategy
Interview: Current State of Artificial Intelligence for Marketing Professionals

I was recently interviewed by Los Angeles-based technology journalist Tom Samiljan on the current state of artificial intelligence (AI), in particular from a marketing professional perspective.

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Figure: A Brief History of Artificial Intelligence

By on July 5, 2017 in Strategy
Figure: A Brief History of Artificial Intelligence

A Brief History of Artificial Intelligence

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Figure: Machine Learning Cloud Provider Overview

By on April 18, 2017 in Cloud Computing
Figure: Machine Learning Cloud Provider Overview

Machine Learning Cloud Provider Overview

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Figure: Chatbot Cloud Provider Overview

By on April 17, 2017 in Cloud Computing
Figure: Chatbot Cloud Provider Overview

Chatbot Cloud Provider Overview

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Interview: Innovation and scalability in the public cloud

By on October 13, 2016 in Cloud Computing
Interview: Innovation and scalability in the public cloud

In this interview with Cloud Era Institute, I discuss the growing trend of companies opting into the public cloud to leverage scalable infrastructure and global outreach. I also share how vendor lock-in contributes to innovation. I provide an important distinction between data privacy and data security, and explain why the public cloud is a shared […]

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Interview: Public Cloud Services – In search of the white knight

By on October 10, 2016 in Cloud Computing
Interview: Public Cloud Services – In search of the white knight

Hybrid and multi-cloud strategies are near the top of the agenda for IT decision-makers. They understand that a modern, cloud-based IT world shouldn’t just be drawn in black and white. Diversity is needed to purchase services and innovations from a larger number of cloud providers. Private clouds quickly meet their limits here and don’t offer […]

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