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According to the latest Gartner Hype Cycle, hybrid cloud is still some time away from the mainstream, and there was you thinking it was last year’s thing.

Gartner’s latest Magic Quadrant for Cloud Enabled Managed Hosting in Europe has BT Global Services, Claranet, Colt, Interoute and Rackspace in the top five.

Global buyers of cloud applications cite cost, innovation and agility as reasons for adoption, according to a recent survey by Gartner, with senior staff considering cloud more as a driver for innovation than cost reduction.

Gartner has acknowledged the move to a more sophisticated hosting market with the launch of a new cloud-enabled hosting Magic Quadrant for Europe

Thursday, 10 July 2014 10:47

Box gets the top spot with Gartner

File sharing and collaboration business, Box, is named as a leader in the first-ever Gartner Magic Quadrant for enterprise file synchronisation and sharing

PernixData updates their software to deliver a new solution to accelerate virtual machines by up to 10x, as well as all SAN/NAS/DAS Devices using server flash and/or RAM

UK Cloud IoT business Flexeye recognised as a Gartner Cool Vendor for a cutting-edge IoT project and Gartner help with four must haves for businesses starting an IoT project

Steve Smith, Chief Financial Officer at Daisy Group gives CCI readers insider tips on how to convince the people with the chequebook that cloud is a no brainer.

Dell plans to give developers and businesses a choice of operating systems and networks through the delivery of a new open network infrastructure plan and a deal with Cumulus Networks.



No one group has all the expertise needed to create a perfect cloud environment – it needs expertise in application behaviour, datacentre design, network and machine virtualisation, wide area networking and so much more. Getting this all working together calls for collaboration, and the CloudEthernet Forum is the way to do it, says CEF President, James Walker



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