Cloud


451 Research: Zombie accounts and ‘freemium’ business models

InsightaaS perspective: 451 Research is one of the world’s leading sources of insight into cutting edge technologies – including areas that are important to InsightaaS and our principals, such as cloud, collaboration, analytics, and sustainable IT. As regular visitors to this site are aware, InsightaaS.com works with 451 Research to bring occasional thought leadership pieces [...]

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Spambots say the nicest things

During the course of our first year, InsightaaS.com has marked a number of milestones. We’ve published more than 400 posts. With the help of our amazing sponsors (HP, CenturyLink Technology Solutions, Information Builders, Dell and now Hitachi Data Systems – thank you!), we’ve proven the viability of a new business model. We’ve built traction in [...]


Building support for cloud adoption

For users of IT, cloud entails new ways of thinking about the acquisition and consumption of technology. But if properly understood and managed, cloud’s value proposition – cost savings and business agility – is well worth the effort involved in rethinking the application of technology to business processes. With cloud, though, we’re still early in [...]

Doug Kennedy, VP, Dynamics enterprise sales and customer lifecycle management, Microsoft

Richard Seroter, head of product management, CenturyLink Cloud

CTS managed services now “cloudified”

Is ‘IT-as-a-service’ a creature of vendor marketing departments or reality for consumers of IT today? As with most definitional questions in the world of IT, the answer is ‘it depends’. For many companies that rely on technology to drive the business agenda in the here and now, ITaaS represents a future vision where IT supports [...]


451 Research: Docker backs popular containerization with production-ready version, commercial support

InsightaaS perspective: 451 Research is one of the world’s leading sources of insight into cutting edge technologies – including areas that are important to InsightaaS and our principals, such as cloud, collaboration, analytics, and sustainable IT. As regular visitors to this site are aware, InsightaaS.com works with 451 Research to bring occasional thought leadership pieces to our [...]

Jay Lyman, senior analyst, 451 Research