Is there a new VMware in the making? Four strategic moves that point to a yes

By |2016-11-29T08:47:24+00:0022 November 2016|Analysis, Cloud, IT operations and system management|

VMware’s success has resulted in a dominant market position leaving it both searching for new growth opportunities and facing pernicious threats to the market it controls. At VMworld Europe 2015, the company was facing uncertainty from the announcement that its parent company EMC was to be acquired by Dell. Its own long-term strategic vision also [...]

AWS flexes its muscles as an IT vendor

By |2016-10-17T10:52:10+00:0025 July 2016|Analysis, Cloud|

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been a leader in cloud since it launched Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Simple Storage Service (S3) the first widely accessible cloud computing infrastructure service a decade ago in 2006. What was given little respect in 2006 has evolved into game changing technology that impacts everyone from start-ups to multinational [...]

Amazon is the big fish in a small pond and others are adapting fast to take it on

By |2016-10-17T10:52:29+00:009 January 2014|Analysis, Software Development|

Google recently shifted their Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering, Compute Engine, into general availability meaning that it is now production ready. CIC covered this in a blog post along with our thoughts on the product in the context of the Cloud market. By any figures the biggest player in that market is Amazon, and [...]