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Guidance: The Internet of Things Stack for CIOs

By on June 15, 2015 in Internet of Things
Guidance: The Internet of Things Stack for CIOs

CEOs and CIOs who consider to enter the Internet of Things (IoT) market need to understand, which capabilities are waiting for them and at which level they are keen to play along. In addition, develop an IoT solution means to research lots of providers and and suppliers in order to find the appropriate partner for […]

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Microservice: Cloud and IoT applications force the CIO to create novel IT architectures

By on May 20, 2015 in Cloud Computing
Microservice: Cloud and IoT applications force the CIO to create novel IT architectures

The digital transformation challenges CIOs to remodel their existing IT architectures providing their internal customers with a dynamic platform that stands for a better agility and fosters the companies’ innovation capacity. This change calls for a complete rethink of the historically implemented architecture concepts. Even if most of the current attempts are to migrate existing […]

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Round 11: OpenStack Kilo

By on May 6, 2015 in Cloud Computing, Open Source
Round 11: OpenStack Kilo

The OpenStack community hits round 11. Last week the newest OpenStack release “Kilo” was announced – with remarkable numbers. Almost 1.500 developers and 169 organizations contributed source code, patches etc. Top supporting companies to OpenStack Kilo include Red Hat, HP, IBM, Mirantis, Rackspace, Yahoo!, NEC, Huawei and SUSE. OpenStack Kilo is characterized by a better […]

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API Economy as a competitive factor: iPaaS in the Age of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Multi-Cloud Environments

API Economy as a competitive factor:  iPaaS in the Age of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Multi-Cloud Environments

What do APIs, integration and complexity have in common? All three are inseparable during the growth process of an IT project. Integration projects among two or multiple IT systems often lead to a delay or even the failure of the whole project. Depending on the company size, on-premise environments mostly consist of a relatively manageable […]

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IoT-Backend: The Evolution of Public Cloud Providers in the Internet of Things (IoT)

By on April 27, 2015 in Cloud Computing, Internet of Things
IoT-Backend:  The Evolution of Public Cloud Providers in the Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things (IoT) has jumbled the agenda of CIOs and CTOs faster than expected and with a breathtaking velocity. As of shortly cloud, big data and social topics occupied center stage. However, in the meantime we are talking more and more about the interconnection of physical objects like human beings, sensors, household items, […]

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Cloud Marketplace: A means to execute the Bottom-Up Cloud Strategy

By on April 15, 2015 in Cloud Computing
Cloud Marketplace: A means to execute the Bottom-Up Cloud Strategy

Worldwide many CIOs are still looking for the right answer to let their companies benefit from cloud computing capabilities. Basically all kinds of organizations are the right candidates for a bottom-up cloud strategy – the migration of existing applications and workloads into the cloud. However, this approach isn’t much innovative but it offers a relatively […]

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Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Cloud Strategy: Two Ways – One Goal

By on April 1, 2015 in Cloud Computing
Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Cloud Strategy: Two Ways – One Goal

Along with the steady growth of the cloud the question for appropriate cloud uses cases rises. After companies like Pinterest, Airbnb, Foursquare, Wooga, Netflix and many others have shown how cloud infrastructure and platforms can be used to create new or even disruptive business models, more and more CEOs and CIOs would like to benefit […]

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Video Interview: Benefits of the Hybrid Cloud

By on March 19, 2015 in Analyst Cast
Video Interview: Benefits of the Hybrid Cloud

At CeBIT 2015 VMware took the chance to catch up with me to explain why the new German vCloud Air datacenter will benefit companies across Europe. I also speak about the three golden rules that should be considered when choosing hybrid cloud services: compatibility, integration and ease of use.

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Hybrid and Multi Cloud: The real value of Public Cloud Infrastructure

By on March 14, 2015 in Cloud Computing
Hybrid and Multi Cloud: The real value of Public Cloud Infrastructure

Since the beginning of cloud computing the hybrid cloud is on everyone’s lips. Praised as the universal remedy by vendors, consultants as well as analysts the combination of various cloud deployment models is permanently in the focus during discussions, at panels and conversations with CIOs and IT infrastructure manager. The core questions that needs to […]

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Top 10 Cloud Trends for 2015

By on March 9, 2015 in Cloud Computing
Top 10 Cloud Trends for 2015

In 2015, German companies are going to invest around 10.9 billion euro in cloud services, technologies as well as integration and consulting. Although, the German market has developed quite slow as compared to international standard. However in 2015, also this market will mature. The reasons can be find in this article. Crisp Research has identified […]

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