Global Analyst Insights by Rene Buest

Tag: Cloud Computing

SAP Cloud: Lars Dalgaard will leave a huge hole

By on June 5, 2013 in Comment

Now he is gone, Lars Dalgaard. He was my personal hope for SAP and in my opinion the driving force behind the cloud strategy of the company from Walldorf, which has received more and more momentum in the last month. But not only for the Cloud Dalgaard has revamped SAP, even cultural it would have […]

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The cloud computing world is hybrid! Is Dell showing us the right direction?

By on May 29, 2013 in Comment with 0 Comments

With a clear cut, Dell said good bye to the public cloud and align its cloud computing strategy with own OpenStack-based private cloud solutions, including a cloud service broker for other public cloud providers. At first the move comes surprising, but makes sense when you take a closer look at Dell, whose recent past and […]

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Security Comparison: TeamDrive vs. ownCloud

By on May 27, 2013 in Insights @en with 0 Comments

Dropbox polarized within the IT departments. From the executive board up to the ordinary employees, people rely on the popular cloud storage service. This is mainly due to the ease of use that is not provided by internal IT departments today. In particular two in Germany developed solutions attack here, which allow companies to implement […]

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Google Compute Engine: Google is officially in the game

By on May 23, 2013 in Analysis with 0 Comments

Google officially gets in the battle for market share in the infrastrucuture-as-a-service (IaaS) area. What was only determined for a selected group of customers starting one year ago, the company from Mountain View has now made available for the general public as part of the Google I/O 2013. It’s about their cloud computing offering, Google […]

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Rackspace differentiated its IaaS cloud offering with a higher-value support

By on May 16, 2013 in Analysis with 0 Comments

Rackspace currently does everything it can to fight for market share in the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) area against the Amazon Web Services. After the poor results in Q1/2013 no easy task. As the driving wheel behind the OpenStack movement, the former managed hosting provider attempts to anchor the topic of open source in the cloud and […]

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Enterprise Cloud Portal: T-Systems consolidates its cloud portfolio

By on May 10, 2013 in Analysis with 0 Comments

With its Enterprise Cloud Portal German Telekom subsidiary T-Systems presents its first cloud service-wide offering for corporate customers. On the portal, companies can inform about the cloud solutions from T-Systems, test them and order directly. The currently offered services include solutions for mobile device management, Dynamic Services for Infrastructure and the Enterprise Marketplace. A look […]

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Eucalyptus Cloud 3.3 approaches more and more to Amazon AWS and integrates open source tools from Netflix

By on April 29, 2013 in Analysis with 0 Comments

I already had written about it, after Netflix announced they will provide some of their tools as open source. Now it happened. In its new 3.3 release Eucalyptus has integrated exactly these Netflix tools and offers more functionality for the first time in terms of availability and management for applications within a private cloud infrastructure. […]

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Microsoft probably builds a cloud computing data center in Germany

By on April 27, 2013 in Analysis with 0 Comments

First, I have this information not from a Microsoft employee, so it is not a confirmed report. However, three people have told me, independently from each other, the fact that Microsoft plans to build at least one data center for its cloud services, including Windows Azure and Microsoft Office 365, in Germany. Therefore, one should […]

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The cloud represents the maximum flexible interconnection of the world and our society

By on April 8, 2013 in Analysis with 1 Comment
The cloud represents the maximum flexible interconnection of the world and our society

Talking about cloud, we mean scalability, availability and flexibility. But with a look at the recent and future developments, we can also notice a different context I have already presented during my talk at the Webmontag Frankfurt. Viewed from another angle the cloud represents the maximum flexible interconnection of many different areas that nowadays otherwise […]

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) may use Eucalyptus to build CIAs private cloud

By on April 4, 2013 in Comment with 0 Comments

More and more rumors appear that Amazon is building a private cloud for the CIA for espionage activities. The first question that arises here is why for an intelligence? Second, why Amazon AWS as a public cloud provider, because they are a service provider and not a software company. But, if we think a little […]

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