Autotask Week in IT: Public Cloud Revenue and the Changing Game for MSPs

September 25, 2015  
Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

Talkin’ Cloud: Synergy: Public Cloud Generates $20 Billion in Quarterly Revenue
By Michael Cusanelli
According to the research, a whopping $10 billion is going to companies who supply public cloud operators with hardware, software and data center facilities, with the remaining $12 million generated from selling managed services like IaaS, PaaS and SaaS to enterprise customers.

MSPmentor: Changing the Game for MSPs

By Dave Sobel
Besides the massive investment in computational power and the data scientists needed to drive the analytics, most small companies don’t have the required size of data sets. Hundreds of data points simply aren’t enough--millions are required for true analytics and trends. This has left the promise of big data unrealized by typical MSP toolkit providers, particularly those who have a legacy from on-premise software.

TechWeek Europe: When Is SaaS Right For Your Business?
By Duncan Macrae
Although cloud computing is still in its first flush of youth, it’s continually evolving at a fast pace and has made a large impact on the modern business – as has its cousin, cloud-based software as a service (SaaS). Many organizations are actively considering adopting the cloud, with Gartner predicting cloud computing as one of the ten strategic technology trends for 2015.

CIO: How bimodal IT is helping companies hire and retain workers

By Sarah K. White
The technology that helps run a successful business is no longer confined behind the walls of the IT department. It's slowly seeped into nearly every department within a company. For example, your marketing department might deploy a new cloud technology, without consulting IT.

Computer Business Review: Does size matter in cloud?
By James Nunns
Deciphering how much market share any of these companies hold in the hybrid cloud sector is difficult to discover. The hybrid cloud model is being pushed by a number of vendors as the way cloud will be deployed in the future. Despite this push, analyst firm Kable suggests that budget allocation for hybrid is likely to drop, from 27.8% in 2014 to 26.6% in 2015.

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