Carla Arend Senior Program Director European Software Read full bio @carla_arend Security has been cited as the biggest obstacle to cloud adoption for as long as I can remember, and indeed in our latest European cloud survey, 42% of organizations mention security as their biggest concern regarding public cloud, followed by regulatory compliance issues. […]
Giorgio Nebuloni Associate Research Director European Systems and Infrastructure Solutions Read full bio @gnebuloni IDC attended Frankfurt Cloud Expo Europe 2017 and several conversations with technology providers there confirmed the trend towards multi-cloud. The managing director of a major hosting provider was eager to get a definition for this “Multi-cloud hype” that was driving him crazy. […]
Giorgio Nebuloni Associate Research Director European Systems and Infrastructure Solutions Read full bio @gnebuloni Remember ten years ago? The word cloud had barely been coined and already pundits (must have been industry analysts) were predicting it would disappear. Cloud would become EVERYTHING, hence the concept would evaporate; i.e. be retired. Turned out somewhat differently. Today, […]
Margaret Adam Program Director, IDC’s European Channels and Alliances program Read full bio @madam_idc As the industry transitions to the 3rd platform, we see vendors making big bets in terms of strategic direction. Be this splitting, refocusing, selling off or acquiring, these big bets have a very direct impact on the channel.