I am sorry Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that.

These were the words of HAL (Heuristically programmed ALgorithmic computer) to astronaut David Bowman in Arthur C. Clark’s novel ‘2010: A Space Odyssey (1969). As with many science fiction books, it takes a while before futuristic concepts become reality. In this case the onboard HAL 9000 computer concludes that the crew of the spacecraft is […] Read more »

The EU’s Digital Economy and Society Index: Reasons to be Cheerful?

February 2016 The European Commission released a press bulletin on the digital state of its European members. Apparently The Netherlands climbed two positions on the European digital ladder and now holds a second place after Denmark. Reasons to be cheerful? Figure 1: Pillars of DESI and IDI The index is based on 5 pillars: Connectivity, […] Read more »

Top 1000 European SaaS Providers

Recently we published an infographic on the Top 1500 European Public Cloud Computing Providers covering the European IaaS, PaaS and SaaS ecosystem. For a closer look at the characteristics of European SaaS companies we have now combined the nine countries we currently cover into a European SaaS Top 1000. Check out the table below for […] Read more »

Top 1500 European Public Cloud Computing Providers

In our continuing Cloudscape research efforts we now have covered Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the UK. If you have been following our research blog you will have noticed that for each country we cover we also provide some analysis on popular XaaS categories, hosting locations, and the ability to offer […] Read more »

Top 750 European SaaS Providers

Last year we published an infographic covering the Top 1000 European Public Cloud Computing Providers. Since then we have updated our Dutch and Spanish Cloudscape and we are working on Cloudscapes for Sweden and Denmark (if you are interested in sponsoring these, please contact Simone de Bruin). For a closer look at the characteristics of […] Read more »

Leading IaaS Partners of European SaaS ISVs

Three weeks ago we published our Top 1000 European public cloud computing providers infographic, covering the local cloud provider ecosystem in Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Spain and the UK. The infographic shows, amongst other insights, that 71% of European cloud providers are SaaS providers and that 54% of those partner with an IaaS vendor for managing […] Read more »