Betting on the Blockchain

With the Bitcoin exchange rate going skyhigh (1 XBT = € 2232 at 4/7/17) one could easily forget about the underlying technology: the blockchain. The Bitcoin blockchain technology can be regarded as a distributed ledger system in which the transactions are permanently time-stamped and stored on many computers simultaneously and made secure by cryptographic means. […] Read more »

IaaS Providers Prefer Azure, SaaS Providers Favour AWS

Today METISfiles presented at a DHPA network meeting for 20 Dutch (DHPA members) and 30 Danish hosting organisations (BFIH members). We recently updated our Danish and Swedish cloudscapes (we will publish more on this shortly) and talked about the similarities and differences between the Dutch and Danish hosting sectors. One of the details we highlighted […] Read more »

Top Four European SaaS Applications

Recently we published an infographic on the Top 1000 European SaaS Providers covering the European SaaS ecosystem. We now take a closer look at the characteristics of the top four SaaS  applications: Communications, Finance/ERP, Online Workspace and CRM. Check out the table below for more information: On average 40% of all European SaaS providers provide […] Read more »

Leading IaaS Partners of European SaaS ISVs

A couple of weeks ago we published our Top 1500 European public cloud computing providers infographic, covering the local cloud provider ecosystem in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the UK. The infographic shows, amongst other insights, that 70% of European cloud providers are SaaS providers and that 57% of those partner […] Read more »

Restructuring Plan Will Not Solve KPN’s Problems

The business market is the Achilles heel of KPN Netherlands and KPN IT Solutions is the Achilles heel of KPN Business. Between Q1 2013 and Q3 2014 KPN Netherlands lost a cumulative amount of € 182 million in revenues of which 35% can be attributed to KPN’s consumer division and 65% (€ 118 million) to […] Read more »