Figure of the day: Cloud deployment models - CxO survey - Sweden

Posted on July 15, 2021

According to PAC's CxO Investment Survey, 41% of respondents in Sweden that are using the cloud use the “In-house private cloud managed by an external service provider” deployment model.

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Figure of the day: Hybrid cloud deployment - UK

Posted on July 8, 2021

According to PAC's CxO Investment Survey, 38% of respondents in the UK plan to deploy a hybrid cloud model over the next two years.

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Carrefour Invests in Cloud and Digital Resilience

Posted on July 5, 2021

Carrefour Belgium continues to future-proof its business after betting on Google Cloud and BigQuery to increase analytics, supply chain visibility, and enhance personalized consumer experiences. It also selected NTT to deploy an enterprise mobility solution - VMware Workspace One. 

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Figure of the day: Investment priorities - CxO survey - cloud computing

Posted on June 8, 2021

33% of the enterprise leaders we surveyed for the CxO Investment Survey worldwide intend to spend more on cloud computing over the next two years.

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IBM further strengthens its services business in Central and Eastern Europe

Posted on June 4, 2021

Analysts from PAC met with Vladimir Seibert, GBS partner CEE, to discuss IBM’s development plans for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

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Figure of the day: Cloud security tools and platforms - CxO survey - worldwide

Posted on May 12, 2021

According to PAC´s CxO Investment Survey, 49% of enterprise leaders worldwide say that cloud security tools and platforms will be a major topic on their organization’s cyber security agenda within the next 12 months.

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Retarus secures vital communications through COVID-19

Posted on May 11, 2021

Earlier this month, we caught up with enterprise-level cloud provider, Retarus, a firm working to secure and streamline business communications. One of Retarus' flagship offerings is a platform dedicated to supporting secure email communications.

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Poland turns into a major cloud location in Europe

Posted on April 16, 2021

Google is the protagonist in a major milestone in the Central and Eastern European cloud journey with the opening of its Google Cloud Region in Warsaw. Wednesday, the data center became operational, more than a year after the announcement of a strategic partnership with Poland’s Domestic Cloud Provider, OChK, in September 2019 and a $2 ...

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Leading provider of Cloud Platforms - EMEA

Posted on April 15, 2021

Microsoft leads our cloud platforms ranking for EMEA ahead of AWS and Salesforce

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Vendor ranking of the week: Leading providers of cloud platforms - worldwide

Posted on March 19, 2021

PAC recently published the first rankings at global and EMEA level, taking into account 2020 revenue (fiscal year ending 2020). While the market contracted in most segments due to the Covid 19 crisis, one segment proved to be highly resilient: Cloud platforms.

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Figure of the day: SAP Cloud-related services in Western Europe

Posted on February 24, 2021

According to PAC, SAP Cloud-related consulting and system integration services will generate a €3.25 bn market in 2021 in Western Europe. This includes €2bn related to...

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From Cloud to Edge - Upcoming Webinar in collaboration with Reply

Posted on February 23, 2021

Edge is often seen as a threat to cloud computing. However, the relationship between the two is more complementary: edge computing can support computing tasks that cannot be properly done in the cloud. If you want to learn more about edge computing join us in our webinar in collaboration with Reply on March 4th, 11 am.

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Infinity Works acquisition reinforces Accenture's UK Cloud and Engineering capabilities

Posted on February 19, 2021

This week, Accenture announced the acquisition of UK-Based cloud and digital transformation consultancy Infinity Works - adding 440 professionals to Accenture's talent pool. Including experienced software and data engineers and cloud architects and specialists. Headquartered in Leeds, the firm has offices across the UK, including Manchester, ...

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Oracle Cloud’s investment roadmap cuts to the core of client challenges

Posted on February 19, 2021

In February, Oracle announced an innovation in its evolving hybrid cloud arsenal - Roving Edge Devices which bring infrastructure services to remote locations, through purpose-built portable ruggedized servers, shipped with a customized software stack. Taking on real business challenges - such as delivering IT Services in deserts or ...

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UK Enterprises plan big investments in Cloud as the technology landscape shifts

Posted on February 9, 2021

Recent data from PAC's latest CxO Survey in the UK paints a picture of both significant cloud adoption alongside a fundamental shift in the way enterprises use the technology.

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GAIA-X – A Federated Data Infrastructure for Europe

Posted on February 2, 2021

The aim of GAIA-X is to create a sovereign European cloud network for data exchange, to strengthen Europe’s digital innovative power and independence. First projects will be launched in 2021 and all organizations that follow the rules are welcome to participate.

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European sustainability pact moves us closer to greener cloud services.

Posted on January 25, 2021

As sustainability moves higher up the C-Suite agenda, so too does the environmental impact of IT. This is an increasingly important factor shaping the adoption of cloud services - and the management of the environmental impact of sprawling, energy-intensive warehouses packed with servers, satiating an endless demand for computing and storage ...

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Visma strengthens its position in the Netherlands

Posted on January 22, 2021

ERP challenger Visma bolsters its cloud-based credit management capabilities with the acquisition of Dutch-based Outstanding24, which will integrate into the Visma Onguard business.

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PAC Predictions 2021: Massenmigration in die Public Cloud liegt inzwischen im Trend

Posted on January 18, 2021

In der Anfangszeit wurde die Public Cloud vor allem von Kunden genutzt, die „etwas Neues“ aufbauen wollten, Skalierbarkeit in bestimmten Bereichen benötigten oder Cloud-native Services selektiv nutzten – und diese Aspekte haben auch nichts an Bedeutung verloren. Allerdings hat sich der Trend verlagert. Migrationen in die Public Cloud im ...

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PAC Predictions 2021: Mass migration to the public cloud is now in vogue

Posted on January 18, 2021

In the early days, public cloud usage was dominated by customers that were building “something new”, needed scalability in specific areas, or were making selective use of cloud-native services in areas such as analytics, machine learning, and IoT – and these aspects have retained their importance. However, the trend has shifted. Large-scale ...

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