Global Analyst Insights by Rene Buest

Tag: Cloud

Analyst Strategy Paper: The significance of Frankfurt as a location for Cloud Connectivity

By on August 29, 2014 in Cloud Computing
Analyst Strategy Paper: The significance of Frankfurt as a location for Cloud Connectivity

Due to continuous relocation of business-critical data, applications and processes to external cloud infrastructures, the IT-operating concepts (public, private, hybrid), as well as network architectures and connectivity strategies are significantly changing for CIO’s. On the one hand, modern technology is required to provide applications in a performance-oriented, stable and secure manner, on the other hand, […]

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The OpenStack appeal continues to rise

By on June 16, 2014 in Cloud Computing
The OpenStack appeal continues to rise

For many CIOs and cloud strategists the open cloud management framework OpenStack still counts as a pure marketing engine. But this perception is deceiving. With the “Icehouse” release and the serious support of big IT vendors the open source project is evolving into a leading cloud standard. The OpenStack momentum continues to build OpenStack can […]

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Amazon AWS builds a data center in Germany: Nice idea!

By on June 7, 2014 in Cloud Computing with 1 Comment
Amazon AWS builds a data center in Germany: Nice idea!

The Amazon Web Services will open a new cloud region targeting the German market by establishing a data center in Germany (Frankfurt). But is this so exciting for German companies? Amazon AWS to touch down in Germany Apparently, Amazon AWS has recognized the importance of the German market and the concerns of German companies. Crisp […]

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Analyst Report: Amazon AWS vs. Microsoft Azure

By on May 31, 2014 in Cloud Computing with 0 Comments
Analyst Report: Amazon AWS vs. Microsoft Azure

After Microsoft needed to fight against vendors like Novell, Oracle, IBM or HP for on-premise market shares in the last decades, with the Amazon Web Services a new giant has been established in the public cloud, who puts out feelers to the enterprise customer. A market which predominantly is dominated by Microsoft and which reveals […]

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Analyst Report: OpenStack and the Enterprise adoption

By on May 30, 2014 in Cloud Computing with 0 Comments
Analyst Report: OpenStack and the Enterprise adoption

The OpenStack momentum is getting bigger in Germany. The amount of requests by CIOs, who evaluate the open source based cloud management framework as an alternative to commercial solutions, distinctly raised in the last 6 month. This is verified by internal statistics from Crisp Research. For more and more enterprises the question rises, if OpenStack […]

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Fog Computing: Data, Information, Application and Services needs to be delivered more efficient to the enduser

By on October 17, 2013 in Analysis, IT-Infrastructure

You read it correctly, this is not about CLOUD Computing but FOG Computing. After the cloud is on a good way to be adapted in the broad, new concepts follow to enhance the utilization of scalable and flexible infrastructures, platforms, applications and further services to ensure the faster delivery of data and information to the […]

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Survey: Your trust in the Cloud. Europe is the safe haven. End-to-end encryption creates trust.

By on July 3, 2013 in Analysis
Survey: Your trust in the Cloud. Europe is the safe haven. End-to-end encryption creates trust.

After the revelations about PRISM I had started a small anonymous survey on the current confidence in the cloud, to see how the scandal has changed on the personal relationship to the cloud. The significance of the result is more or less a success. The participation was anything but representative. With at least 1499 visits […]

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Building a hosted private cloud with the open source cloud computing infrastructure solution openQRM

By on July 1, 2013 in Insights @en
Building a hosted private cloud with the open source cloud computing infrastructure solution openQRM

Companies have recognized the benefits of the flexibility of their IT infrastructure. However, the recent past has reinforced the concern to avoid the path to the public cloud for reasons of data protection and information security. Therefore alternatives need to be evaluated. With a private cloud one is found, if this would not end in […]

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How to protect a companies data from surveillance in the cloud?

By on June 20, 2013 in Analysis

With PRISM the U.S. government has further increased the uncertainty among Internet users and companies, and therefore strengthened the loss of confidence in U.S. vendors enormously. After the Patriot Act, which was often cited as the main argument against the use of cloud solutions from US-based providers, the surveillance by the NSA be the final […]

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Survey: How is your current trust in the cloud?

By on June 14, 2013 in Analysis

After the revelations on PRISM I have started a small anonymous survey to see what is the current situation with the confidence in the cloud and how the scandal has changed on the personal relationship to the cloud. The questions How is your current trust in the cloud in general? How is your current trust […]

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