TechRepublic: Gartner declares IaaS race decided, AWS wins  

InsightaaS: Much has been written about Gartner’s recent take on the IaaS market (including a brief piece that I published in the TCBC forum on LinkedIn). The linkedIn piece focuses on the contention that buyers should beware of suppliers other than AWS, Microsoft and Google. Today’s featured post, from TechRepublic, takes a somewhat different approach. It highlights […]


451 Research: Cloud Price Index – Private Edition, Part 3: the best value TCO for private cloud?  

InsightaaS: Back in December, InsightaaS reported on a new 451 Research initiative designed to determine baseline costs for different cloud delivery models. At the time, InsightaaS’s Mary Allen noted that “trend analysis in the Index service over time should better reflect changes in a highly dynamic market and the drift to or away from commoditization for […]


David Shacochis, VP, cloud platform, CenturyLInk Technology Solutions

Frameworks and culture in Roadmaps to Cloud Success  

A book as the source of knowledge in a world of digital communication? Surely not! In fact, not one, but two books served as the inspiration for presentations at the Roadmap to Cloud Success event held in Toronto last week. The third of four sessions in CenturyLink’s Reset on the Panacea of Cloud breakfast series, […]

Delving into Delve  

It’s been a while since Microsoft came up with a shiny new product. Sure, we’ve had upgrades of this and that: Windows, Office, development tools, and other products, but little that made people sit up and take notice. At the Microsoft Convergence conference this spring, that changed. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella showed off something new: […]

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