Global Analyst Insights by Rene Buest

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Enterprise Cloud: IBM to get into position

By on January 21, 2014 in Analysis

Last week IBM announced to invest more than 1.2 billion dollar for improving its global cloud offering. For this, cloud services are delivered from 40 data centers and 15 countries world wide. The German data center is based in Ehningen. Softlayer, IBM acquired in 2013, will play a key role. Therefore its resource capacities will […]

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The Amazon Web Services to grab at the enterprise IT. A reality check.

By on November 20, 2013 in Analysis

The AWS re:Invent 2013 is over and the Amazon Web Services (AWS) continue to reach out to the corporate clients with some new services. After AWS has established itself as a leading infrastructure provider and enabler for startups and new business models in the cloud, the company from Seattle tries to get one foot directly […]

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AWS Activate. Startups. Market share. Any questions?

By on October 11, 2013 in Comment

Startups are the groundwork for the success of the Amazon Web Services. With them, the IaaS market leader has grown. Based on an official initiative AWS builds out this customer target market and will leave the rest of IaaS providers further in the rain. Because with the exception of Microsoft and Rackspace, nothing happens in […]

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Reasons for a decision against the Amazon Web Services

By on September 17, 2013 in Analysis

No question, during each vendor selection for the cloud the Amazon Web Services are always a big option. However, I frequently experience situations where companies make a decision against the use and instead prefer another provider. Enclosed are the two most common reasons. Legal security and data privacy The storage location of the data, especially […]

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Amazon EBS: When does Amazon AWS eliminate its single point of failure?

By on August 29, 2013 in Analysis

Immediately the Amazon Web Services again stood still in the US-EAST-1 region in North Virginia. First, on 19 August 2013, which apparently also drag Amazon.com under and recently on 25 August 2013. Storms to have been the cause. Of course it has thereby again caught the usual suspects, especially Instagram and Reddit. It seems that […]

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ProfitBricks opens price war with Amazon Web Services for infrastructure-as-a-service

By on July 31, 2013 in Comment

ProfitBricks takes the gloves off. The Berlin-based infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) startup acts with a hard edge against the Amazon Web Services and reduced its prices in both U.S. and Europe by 50 percent. Furthermore, the IaaS provider has presented a comparison which shows that its own virtual server should have at least twice as high as […]

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