By Michael Coté on December 10, 2015
From coverage of a keynote at Gartner DC: That new role has less to do with managing disparate bits of infrastructure and more to do with selecting the best infrastructure strategy to provide a specific service. The toolbox they can select from includes on-premise or colocation data centers and cloud – private, public, or hybrid, […]
By Michael Coté on November 3, 2015
There’s a new release of Pivotal Cloud Foundry out this week. We’ve been seeing great pick-up from customers, and the nature of conversations I’ve been seeing while visiting them has been changing from operations, IaaS-driven topics to discussions about improving application development and delivery. This release also reflects that shift “up the stack.” Here’s my […]
By Michael Coté on July 5, 2011
Touted at the next thing in cloud, Platform as a Service is receiving much attention now. While PaaS has been far from a failure, it hasn’t been a mega success…yet. I’ve been talking with several people about Platform as a Service use recently: with all the vendors (and us analysts as well!) going on about […]
By Michael Coté on August 17, 2010
OSS rises in the enterprise, smart phones, CyberMafia, github.
By Michael Coté on June 7, 2010
While we “don’t do numbers” at RedMonk, I come across many interesting numbers each week. Here are some:
Mobile impulse buying
MacRumors live-blogging the Steve Jobs during WWDC:
Now three stores on the iPhone: iTunes, iBookstore, App Store. Over 150 million accounts with credit cards associated with them.
This Week in Conference Attendees
Microsoft TechEd: “6,000 IT pros […]
By Michael Coté on May 24, 2010
Conferences attendees, consulting billions, mainframe use, cloud apps & savings.
By Michael Coté on May 14, 2010
$1 software, fixing Sun revenue, Android v. iPhone.
By Michael Coté on May 7, 2010
$2M for Evernote, Netflix growth, Flash poaching, virtual goods, cloud in the SMB.
By Michael Coté on April 28, 2010
Private Twitter Yammer now has 70,000 corporate clients, and 800,000+ total seats (users). At least 1,000 of those companies are paying for the product, and Sacks says 10%-15% of seats are converting to paid. 70% of Fortune 500 companies are using Yammer, says Sacks. Paying customers include Cisco, Nationwide, AstraZeneca, Alcatel-Lucent, Sungard and Molson Coors. […]