Tag Archives : #451Research


451 Research: Software-defined storage – a proxy for storage transformation

InsightaaS: Time was, storage transformation was a lot about falling prices, but as 451 storage research VP Simon Robinson explains in the article below, storage is now having to play catch up with compute virtualization in the data centre. If “software-defined storage” – a “proxy” that Robinson believes stands in for several transformational disruptions that have […]

Simon Robinson, research VP, storage, 451 Research

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

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 […]


451 Research: 2015 in datacenter technology – tailwinds for most, crosswinds for some

InsightaaS: Long time industry analyst and current research VP, datacenter technologies (DCT) & eco-efficient IT for 451 Research, Andy Lawrence considers the sources of ambivalence in the data centre sector as the community considers prospects for 2015/16 in the article below. Based on this year’s installment of ongoing 451 research into data centre technology trends, […]

Andy Lawrence, research VP, datacenter technologies (DCT) & eco-efficient IT for 451 Research

Owen Rogers, senior analyst, digital economics, 451 Research Group

451 Research: Cloud Price Index: mapping the ‘cloud war’ battle lines

InsightaaS: A cloud service is a service, is a service. Right? Not so, according to the 451 Research Group, which has developed a ‘Cloud Price Index’ to gauge cloud costs and identify opportunities for provider differentiation. In the article below, 451 senior analyst, digital economics, Owen Rogers offers a recent sample from the Index – […]


451 Research: From outsourcing to ‘cloudsourcing’ & whither ITO?

InsightaaS perspective: 451 Research is one of the world’s leading sources of insight into cutting edge technologies — especially in areas that are important to InsightaaS and our principals, including cloud, collaboration, analytics, and sustainable IT. InsightaaS.com works with 451 Research to bring periodic thought leadership pieces to our readers. Readers may recall that in […]