What Should The Hosting Sector Do To Remain Relevant?

We just finished a study on the Dutch hosting sector commissioned by the Dutch Hosting Provider Association (DHPA) and the Dutch Internet Service Provider Association (ISPConnect). Important findings from the study include the following: Half of the surveyed hosters have more than 10 employees The percentage of hosters that hire additional staff is expected to […] Read more »

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

Only 41% of the top 200 Spanish cloud providers in our most recent cloudscape offer online ordering and onboarding. Worst offenders? Communications and healthcare providers. Best in class? Collaboration 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 online […] Read more »

Three out of Four Spanish SaaS Vendors Hosted Abroad

Of the 139 SaaS vendors we identified in our Spanish Cloudscape, 43% operate their own infrastructure. The other 57% partner with a hosting provider. Three quarters of those have their production site hosted outside Spain (see Figure below). The most popular hosting partners for Spanish SaaS vendors are all foreign companies. OVH (16%),  Amazon (16%) […] Read more »

Top 200 Spanish Public Cloud Providers

Amsterdam, 11 June 2014 – IT industry analyst firm The METISfiles has released the inaugurate version of the Spanish Public Cloudscape. Designed to highlight the local Spanish SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS provider ecosystem, the Spanish Cloudscape provides a snapshot of who the most important Spanish cloud providers are and in which cloud segments and categories […] Read more »

Cloudscape Spain

This is the placeholder for future updates of our Spanish Public Cloudscape. For the most current version check the figure below. Update March 12, 2015: We are currently at version 1.1. The Cloudscape now totals 164 cloud providers of which 11 % are active in more than one segment or category, resulting in a total […] Read more »

Belgian SaaS Accounting Providers Stuck In The Dark Ages

Only 40% of the top 125 Belgian cloud providers in our most recent cloudscape offer online ordering and onboarding. Worst offenders? HRM and online accounting providers. Best in class? IaaS and communications providers. Check out the graph below to find out how other categories perform. The average result mirrors that of the top 250 Dutch […] Read more »