Thought leadership pieces on Elastic Enterprise, Connected Worker and Partner Ecosystems.

Dutch market for cloud & hosting services grows 5 times faster than the total IT market

The use of cloud-based services in the area of ​​application hosting, web hosting, server platforms, as well as storage, backup, security and workplace automation is growing 5 times faster in the Netherlands compared to the total IT market. This is one of the striking results of a study into the market for cloud and hosting […] Read more »

Onderzoek The METISfiles: Groei Nederlandse ICT bestedingen vlakt af in 2019

In 2018 zijn de Nederlandse ICT bestedingen gestegen met 3% tot bijna € 35 miljard. De ICT-bestedingsgroei beweegt zich daarmee op hetzelfde niveau als het BNP-groeicijfer. De groei had hoger kunnen uitvallen als de telecommunicatiemarkt zich had hersteld. In 2019 ligt de groei voor de totale ICT-bestedingen op een kleine 2%. Ook de komende jaren […] Read more »

2018 Danish and Swedish Cloudscapes

IT industry analyst firm The METISfiles has released updated versions of the Swedish and Danish Public Cloudscape. Designed to highlight the local XaaS provider ecosystem, Cloudscapes provide a snapshot of who the most important cloud providers are and in which cloud segments and categories they specialize. Versions 1.2 now visualize 250 (up from 200) Swedish […] Read more »

How Not To Become The Digital Champ Of Europe

The 3rd Tuesday in September is a peculiar day for ICT stakeholders in the Netherlands. Since there is no such thing as a department of Digital Affairs the question always is whether ICT or related concepts will be mentioned in the king’s speech. After all ICT is widely regarded as the enabler of digital transformation […] Read more »

Adyen and the Dutch FinTech Promise – Keep on Dreaming

Adyen is about to go live on Euronext, valued at approximately €7.1billion. An amazing accomplishment to achieve in only 12 years for a Dutch FinTech vendor. It is one of the few Dutch tech companies that actually made it to the Unicorn status in a time where there seems to be plenty of promise, but […] Read more »

Why Track Clients With Hidden Pixel?

So we got our Bye Bye Facebook event last night. It seems to have rocked the Facebook boat somewhat but a first estimate shows that only some 10000 Dutch FB accounts have been cancelled. Expect some more and also expect some repentants who just felt that after a few days their life seemed strangely empty […] Read more »