The Amazon Cloud Has Arrived In Germany

Today, Martin Geier, Managing Director AWS Germany and Andy Jassi, SVP AWS, announced the immediate availability of the 11th AWS region: EU (Frankfurt). The new region has two availability zones, eu-central-1a and eu-central-1b. At the press conference Andy Jassy mentioned three key reasons for launching a new AWS region in the EU and particularly in […] Read more »

Majority of German Cloud Providers Do Not Offer Online Ordering And Onboarding

Only 38% of the top 200 German cloud providers in our most recent cloudscape offer online ordering and onboarding. Worst offenders? HRM and communications providers. Best in class? Time management providers. Check out the graph below to find out how other categories perform. Providers that have a hosting partner are much more likely to offer […] Read more »

Five Out Of Six German SaaS Vendors Hosted In Germany

Of the 149 SaaS vendors we identified in our German Cloudscape, 50% operate their own infrastructure. The other 50% partner with a hosting provider. More than 80% of those have their production site hosted inside Germany (see Figure below). The most popular hosting partners for German SaaS vendors are Hetzner (15%), Host Europe (12%),  Amazon […] Read more »

Top 200 German Public Cloud Providers

Amsterdam, 16 September 2014 – IT industry analyst firm The METISfiles has released the inaugurate version of the German Public Cloudscape. Designed to highlight the local German SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS provider ecosystem, the German Cloudscape provides a snapshot of who the most important German cloud providers are and in which cloud segments and categories […] Read more »