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Symposium Notes - Day One Features Hadoop

by Merv Adrian  |  October 18, 2016

Gartner Symposium is always exciting, challenging and stimulating for analysts; we get to interact with many organizations in a brief time during 1on1 meetings scheduled based on our coverage. It offers...

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What’s in a name? Microsoft package and licensing changes

by Stephen White  |  October 4, 2016

Microsoft are ringing the changes Periodically we see a set of licensing changes from Microsoft. Early in 2016 a number were announced or took effect. This month, immediately following a...

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Hadoop is dead, long live Hadoop!

by Svetlana Sicular  |  September 29, 2016

This year, we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of Hadoop. In 2006, we lived in the dark ages of data: Several databases were old news and a single Gartner analyst was...

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Interaction and Insight into the world of Software Resellers

by Stephen White  |  September 19, 2016

Arguably the most positive aspects of being a Gartner analysts is the quantity of client interaction we enjoy. Having been an analyst for nigh on two years now, it’s amazing to consider that...

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Tune into the Cloud: At the Hop

by Gregor Petri  |  August 31, 2016

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...

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What does an end to Adobe auditing and license compliance activity really mean?

by Stephen White  |  August 3, 2016

There may be several answers to this question, however between the question and potential answers lies a series of feasible explanations: A. License revenue growth resulting from SaaS and subscription...

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Market Guide for Software Resellers

by Stephen White  |  July 26, 2016

Readers may note that much of my coverage at Gartner focuses on addressing licensing challenges and complexities. More recently, I’ve also picked up responsibility for our client facing research on...

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Tune into the Cloud: Chain Gang

by Gregor Petri  |  July 15, 2016

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...

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Office 365 5th Birthday Milestone

by Stephen White  |  June 30, 2016

Microsoft has been in business now for over 40 years, with annual revenues of more than $90BN, clients across all sectors and a dominant, but declining, software market share of 13.3%...

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Tune into the Cloud: We'll meet again

by Gregor Petri  |  June 27, 2016

Tune into: Brexit 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,...

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