Dutch Software Vendors Should Play the SaaS Card Right

The Dutch Stock Market only has 21 technology and telecommunications companies listed and trading on the Dutch Stock Exchange (AEX). Of these, only two are actually software vendors. Last week they released their numbers. In line with global (4.5%) and European (3.8%) trends for enterprise application growth in 2012, both vendors have been able to […] Read more »

The Battle for the Developer: Salesforce

In one of our recent posts we stated that the influence of developers and ISVs is growing rapidly, and that vendors are taking a pro-active approach to maintain and motivate their existing ISVs and developer base as well as attract and sign up new ISVs and developers. And Salesforce is no exception. Though you might […] Read more »

Cisco Positions For The Internet Of Everything

Last week we attended the C-Scape analyst track at Cisco Live in London to get an update on Cisco and its performance in the EMEAR region. Padmasree Warrior, Cisco SVP and CTO, delivered the keynote and laid down Cisco’s vision, strategy and execution for the next generation of IT. In a nutshell: Vision. The Internet […] Read more »

Want To Know More About Cloud For Channel?

Cloud for channel basics start with getting your terminology straight. In the cloud, the channel is still the channel and continues to provide logistics, integration, recommendation, sales, transaction, marketing, intermediation, service, educational and other functions. But cloud channel players have different labels. Check out our cloud for channel #101 lesson above for a what’s what […] Read more »

The Battle for the Developer

In an enterprise app world where features such as being open, social and mobile and subscription based licensing  are no longer  differentiators, we see GTM strategies of  the leading enterprise app vendors with *ISVs and developers quickly gaining traction. According to RedMonk developers are the new kingmakers, and as such, the main vendors are competing […] Read more »

Dutch Public Cloud To Reach Euro Billion Milestone in 2016

We have just updated our Dutch public cloud market sizing and forecast. Key finding: by 2016, enterprise public cloud spend will surpass the €1 billion mark to reach €1.2 billion. Below you’ll find a snapshot of the results. Dutch businesses will spend €574 million on public cloud services in 2013, an increase of 31% compared […] Read more »