451 Research: Pneuron offers a new way of thinking about connecting and using hybrid IT  

InsightaaS: In the Impact Report that follows below, 451 research manager, enterprise architecture, integration & business process management Carl Lehmann offers a good example of the kind of study the 451 Research Group built its reputation on – a deep dive into the value proposition and competitive landscape surrounding new, disruptive technology companies. With this review […]

Carl Lehmann, research manager, enterprise architecture, integration & business process management, 451 Research

Girish Varma, president, global IT services and new market development, CenturyLink

Anatomy of an acquisition: creating the “perfect storm”  

Conventional wisdom on developing new capability holds that there are three distinct approaches – companies can build, buy or ally. Each path is viewed as offering its own advantage: while many organizations acquire companies for quick entrée to new IP or resources, others choose to partner for low cost access to technology, and yet a […]


Connecting the dots: security integration at Dell  

Visions of the ‘wild west’ are often conjured in reporting on the business use of IT today, and the biggest outlaw is typically BYOD. And rightly so – the introduction of multiple operating systems and personal devices into corporate networks can produce maintenance headaches for IT administrators, impact network availability, and intensify security risk for […]

Dmitriy Ayrapetov, director, product management, Dell SonicWALL

Lynn Greiner, freelance IT journalist and regular contributor to InsightaaS.com

Everything old  

Many people and companies position new products as “<old version>-killers”. Sometimes it’s true (or close to true); over time, touch tone phones replaced rotary dial, CDs have more or less replaced vinyl records, and DVDs have replaced VHS tape (and are in turn being nudged out by streaming video). But sometimes it’s just change for […]


Track and G2 on new people-finding mission  

Big Data, advanced analytics and ubiquitous communications are creating a firestorm of opportunity for organizations with the right tools to harness their energy. One of the more promising applications – location-based intelligence services – is now poised for substantial growth. According to a five year forecast from Pyramid Research, global location-based services revenue will reach […]

Tom Gilgan, CTO, Track Group 2