Top 200 Swedish Cloud Providers

IT industry analyst firm The METISfiles has released an updated version of the Swedish Public Cloudscape. Designed to highlight the local Swedish XaaS provider ecosystem, the Swedish Cloudscape provides a snapshot of who the most important Swedish cloud providers are and in which cloud segments and categories they specialize. Version 1.1 now visualizes 200 cloud […] Read more »

Top 175 Danish Cloud Providers

IT industry analyst firm The METISfiles has released an updated version of the Danish Public Cloudscape. Designed to highlight the local Danish XaaS provider ecosystem, the Danish Cloudscape provides a snapshot of who the most important Danish cloud providers are and in which cloud segments and categories they specialize. Version 1.1 now visualizes 175 cloud […] Read more »

The Future of the Dutch Cloud & Hosting Industry

This week METISfiles presented on the Future of the Dutch Cloud & Hosting Industry at an event organized by the Dutch Hosting Provider Association (DHPA). The current state of the Dutch cloud & hosting industry can be summarised as follows: Cloud & hosting providers provide web hosting, infrastructure hosting, application hosting (or a combination of […] Read more »

State of the Dutch Cloud

Last week METISfiles presented on the state of the Dutch cloud at a press lunch organised by Lubbers De Jong and Rubrik. Our Cloudscore (see Figure above) looks at the current state of cloud demand, supply and infrastructure  and scores segments on a five point cloud maturity/adoption scale depending on how segments perform versus the […] Read more »

Goodbye Cisco Branded Public Cloud, Hello Cisco Cloud Orchestration

Last week Cisco confirmed it’s InterCloud initiative (an attempt to compete with global public IaaS providers through interconnected partner clouds based on Cisco gear) is dead. Instead, Cisco is now concentrating on providing tools to manage hybrid clouds across cloud platforms built on any vendor’s gear, not just Cisco. Cisco is not the first infrastructure […] Read more »

Managing The Cloud Palette

Unlike born-in-the-cloud companies that usually rely heavily on the public cloud for competitiveness and agility, most organisations will need to orchestrate, integrate, manage, and source a hybrid mix of cloud and non-cloud resources to satisfy legacy IT and regulatory demands (see figure below). Model: Most organisations will have a mix of public, private, and hybrid […] Read more »