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Category: 'cloud' Blog Posts

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SAM must shift focus to address changing priorities

by Stephen White  |  January 17, 2017

Changed software market dynamics mean the focus of SAM must respond to altered priorities The provider lead shift of application business and delivery models to SaaS, in turn leads to...

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Software licensing lessons from 2016 for a cloudy future

by Stephen White  |  January 9, 2017

A year of surprises and shocks is now behind us With one’s sporting hat on we might consider Leicester City, the Western Bulldogs, Cronulla, the Chicago Cubs, the Cleveland Cavaliers...

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Tune into the Cloud: Das Model

by Gregor Petri  |  November 30, 2016

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...

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Microsoft, Brexit and That Price Increase

by Stephen White  |  November 7, 2016

Ramifications of Brexit may be wide-spread and plentiful, yet difficult to predict accurately. What has been clear is the confidence / uncertainty impact on the value of sterling - having...

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Tune into the Cloud: Cheap Thrills

by Gregor Petri  |  October 30, 2016

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...

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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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Tune into the Cloud: Money for Nothing

by Gregor Petri  |  September 30, 2016

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...

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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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