PAC at Digital X 2022

Posted on September 15, 2022

This year’s Digital X was a full success. Like no other event, the venues were scattered all across downtown Cologne, in small restaurants and shops brightly lit in the magenta color. Let the numbers speak for themselves: more than 70,000 visitors were swarming around the streets, having a choice of more than 200 German and international ICT ...

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Assessing the Cloud's Sustainability – Green Cloud

Posted on September 15, 2022

The critical questions when it comes to green cloud computing are:

  • Is cloud computing sustainable?
  • How can a potential user select a cloud service based on sustainability metrics?

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Le lift & shift n’incarne pas la “transformation” des applications vers le cloud

Posted on September 8, 2022

Le sujet de la transformation des applications vers le cloud revient régulièrement dans les roadmaps IT. Il s’agit principalement d’un sujet traité sous l’angle de la migration technique vers une infrastructure cloud, avec des impacts relativement limités pour les utilisateurs finaux.

C’est pour cette raison que ce que l’on appelle “ lift ...

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Dutch government gears up toward commercial cloud services

Posted on September 6, 2022

In a letter to the Dutch House of Representatives, State Secretary for Digitization Alexandra van Huffelen said that Dutch government agencies would be given maneuverability to use commercial cloud services subject to certain conditions.

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How sustainable is the metaverse?

Posted on September 5, 2022

One of the hottest topics right now is the metaverse. The subject attracts a lot of attention in the IT industry and other sectors, such as CPG, gaming, and the public sector. The topic is so popular because of the many possibilities the metaverse holds. In the B2B market, the so-called enterprise metaverse is said to improve collaboration ...

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Les entreprises du numérique au cœur de la transformation durable

Posted on September 2, 2022

Alors que les questions géopolitiques et d'inflation sont au cœur des préoccupations de la plupart des conseils d'administration en ce troisième trimestre 2022, PAC observe un flux croissant de contrats IT dans lesquels la transformation durable et la réduction des émissions carbone est un élément crucial.

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How passkeys will kill passwords and become ubiquitous

Posted on August 30, 2022

For decades passwords have been the primary means of access to digital services. Despite their necessity, they have also been a prime area of focus for hackers and criminals to gain access to personal data. A new credential framework called passkeys is about to usurp passwords to address this.

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Security for Hybrid Multi-Clouds

Posted on August 26, 2022

According to PAC cyber security experts, a hybrid multi-cloud infrastructure is the norm. Companies face the challenge of identifying and implementing the appropriate cyber protection as this infrastructure approach is becoming increasingly complex.

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La criticité des données impacte les choix sur le cloud et la cybersécurité dans le secteur public

Posted on August 23, 2022

Au cours des dernières années, le secteur public a été impacté et influencé par la pandémie qui a accéléré la tendance de transformation numérique. En effet, lors de la pandémie, les restrictions sociales et les précautions émises par le gouvernement ont mis en évidence le besoin d'infrastructures, de solutions modernes et d'applications ...

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Southworks accelerates on engineering demand

Posted on August 22, 2022

Demand for outsourced software development continues to soar in 2022, as organizations accelerate their digital journeys, while overcoming gaps in their internal tech teams. 

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The leading infrastructure outsourcing and managed services providers in Germany

Posted on August 19, 2022

The public cloud market has been experiencing massive growth for years and has put considerable pressure on established IT outsourcing providers. But it has also created new growth areas for the services ecosystem.

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TeamViewer joins forces with Siemens to realize the industrial metaverse

Posted on August 12, 2022

In late July 2022, TeamViewer held a press event on the topic of “industrial metaverse” at its headquarters in Göppingen, Germany. At the event, TeamViewer announced a new strategic partnership with Siemens Digital Industries Software. The two companies share a joint vision to realize the industrial metaverse. In a first step, the two ...

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Top 10 IT service providers in Switzerland

Posted on August 5, 2022

The Swiss IT services market, notwithstanding the country's relatively small size, is one of the most important IT markets in Europe due to the presence of a large number of multinationals, complemented by an even more significant number of upper midsize companies and SMBs. According to PAC, the IT services market is expected to generate ...

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Dutch Healthcare Digitalization Journey and Challenges

Posted on August 1, 2022

In the Netherlands, the healthcare sector continues to transform through investments in various technologies. The Dutch government is on a mission to build a nationwide network promoting interoperability - but not without its challenges.

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An analysis of SAP's cloud figures

Posted on July 29, 2022

With its latest half-year figures, SAP has once again underlined its own success story in transforming the company into a cloud-based enterprise: cloud revenues increased by 34%, to more than EUR3bn; more than €470m were generated from SAP S/4HANA alone, according to SAP’s cloud definition. Presenting the quarterly and half-year figures, CEO ...

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The Representation of Women in IT

Posted on July 22, 2022

I am a woman working in the IT industry and for me, this is one of the most important issues that need to be addressed.

Women are still underrepresented in information and communication technology (ICT) jobs, top management, and academic careers, even though IT companies are desperately looking for human resources.

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Malgré tous les vents contraires, la tendance reste à la hausse pour les investissements IT des industriels français

Posted on July 20, 2022

Après une année 2020 impactée par la crise du COVID, le secteur industriel est bien reparti en 2021 et va continuer sur sa lancée en 2022. La taille de marché IT  totale estimée pour le vertical Manufacturing en France pour 2022 est de 19.8 Md€, et il sera en croissance de +7.5% pour 2023.  Les entreprises sont conscientes de la nécessité ...

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‘Quantumfied’ communication?

Posted on July 13, 2022

Harnessing the full potential of quantum technologies is still decades away. However, certain granular aspects of quantum capabilities are being tested. This has recently been shown by TU Delft, QuTech, Eurofiber, and Juniper Networks after launching a testbed to explore secure communications based on quantum technology.

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Le top 10 des ESN bénéficie pleinement de l’accélération du numérique

Posted on July 7, 2022

Les résultats de l’année 2021 du top 10 des ESN en France se sont situés au-dessus du marché avec une croissance de +5,1% alors que le marché dans son ensemble a bénéficié d’une croissance de +4,6%.

Après une année 2020 complètement folle et résolument singulière, 2021 a été l’année d’un rebond pour l’ensemble du marché des services ...

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Metaverse – a market with potential

Posted on July 5, 2022

The renaming of Facebook to Meta in October 2021 and the subsequent announcement by the social network giant to invest in the so-called “metaverse” was probably the last push that most tech and IT enthusiasts needed in order to read up on this fantastical virtual world. But is it really that fantastical? And what exactly is it, anyway?

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