Tune into the Cloud: Closer

Tune into: Ecosystem Platforms During 2016 cloud computing celebrated its tenth anniversary. Therefore, on the threshold of 2017, we’ll briefly look at what the next decade may bring. Also this brings to a close the version of Tune into the Cloud that published monthly in the Dutch print publication Cloudworks, the magazine where we startedContinue reading “Tune into the Cloud: Closer”

Tune into the Cloud: Das Model

Tune into: Direct Container Costing It is the day that you knew was coming, namely the day IT costs finally transitions from indirect overhead cost to direct attributable costs. This of course was to be expected with digital business becoming the norm(al). But the actual transition may still take a little longer than we mightContinue reading “Tune into the Cloud: Das Model”

Tune into the Cloud: Cheap Thrills

Tune into: a faceless cloud For the longest time, product differentiation, has been the non-plus-ultra for technological oferings, but recently we see – in an sector that is about the same age as the cloud industry – a number of suppliers that are taking a diametrically opposite strategy. The industry we are talking about isContinue reading “Tune into the Cloud: Cheap Thrills”

Tune into the Cloud: Money for Nothing

Tune into: The Dark Side of Digital For me the digital age began with the introduction of the CD (a Dutch invention BTW) and I still remember inserting my first real DDD (Digitally Recorded, Digitally mixed and Digitally Mastered) album into my first hard earned CD player. In hindsight we now know that digital –Continue reading “Tune into the Cloud: Money for Nothing”

Tune into the Cloud: At the Hop

Tune into: Hype Hopping About a year ago we tuned into “the need for speed” and how a concept like serverless computing” was increasingly catering to this. We are now a year further and the term “serverless” is taking on unexpected proportions. With some even seeing it as the successor to cloud in general or atContinue reading “Tune into the Cloud: At the Hop”

Tune into the Cloud: Chain Gang

Tune into: Decentralisation More than with previous technological (r)evolutions a side effect of cloud computing seems to be an increase in the degree of centralisation and concentration, not just within company organisations, but particularly in the wider commercial market. This is the most obvious with Software as a Service, where providers such as AirBNB, Uber, butContinue reading “Tune into the Cloud: Chain Gang”

Tune into the Cloud: We’ll meet again

Who would have thought? A Brexit decision! Time to have a 😉 look what the British may now change: Currency: The UK might get its own currency? (Oh, but wait, they already have that) Travel: I may need a passport to get into to UK (Uh, I already do) Time: They may move to a differentContinue reading “Tune into the Cloud: We’ll meet again”

Tune into the Cloud: Total Madness

Tune into: Total Security It took some time but the need for Total Security Management is slowly starting to sink in. With regard to quality it took the western manufacturing industry several decades before it realized that a separate quality department – standing at the end of the production line to check which products didContinue reading “Tune into the Cloud: Total Madness”

Research 2016

Forecast: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 2014-2020, 2Q16 Update 29 June 2016 | 1 Summary Tables — Public Cloud Services End-User Spending by Segment for Region, 2014-2020 2 Summary Tables — Public Cloud Services End-User Spending by Segment for Region or Key Country, 2014-2020 3 Summary Tables — Public Cloud Services End-User Spending by Region andContinue reading “Research 2016”