Rackspace Shocking News: Dutch Businesses Invest Heavily in Big Data

Last week Rackspace sent out a press release stating that Dutch businesses are betting heavily on Big Data in 2015. The statement was based on a quick poll amongst visitors of their Dutch Innovation Day last January. During the event Rackspace Chief Technologist Chris Jackson shared his view of the future with the audience. His […] 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 »

Two out of Five UK SaaS Vendors Hosted Abroad

Of the 170 SaaS vendors we identified in our UK Cloudscape, about 50% operate their own infrastructure. The other half partners with a hosting provider. 40% of those have their production site hosted outside the UK (see Figure below). The most popular hosting partner for UK SaaS vendors are all non-UK companies. US providers Amazon […] Read more »

AWS Leads Dutch Enterprise SaaS Hosting (or does it?)

14 percent of Dutch SaaS vendors that do not manage their own compute infrastructure have their production site hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Read on to find out more. Last year Werner Vogels, CTO of Amazon Web Services (AWS), provided information on some of the Dutch customers of AWS. In an interview with NU.nl […] Read more »

Transformation: From Traditional To Digital Economy

The traditional definition of “economy” according to the Oxford Dictionary is “the state of a country or region in terms of the production and consumption of goods and services and the supply of money”. According to Wikipedia, the term “Digital Economy” refers to “an economy that is based on digital technologies. The digital economy is […] Read more »